Bowers "Was Doing Something She Loved," University Says
Memorial services to be announced.
In a statement, university officials said Bowers was surrounded by friends and family at the time of the accident and described her as an active member of the university community.
A sophomore in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Sciences, Bowers was an active member of the Zest A Cappella student group and a member of the Health and Wellness Residential Learning Community.
"We extend our deepest condolences to Kendra's family. Our sincere thoughts of care and sympathy are also extended to Kendra's friends and to faculty and staff who were close to her," the statement read.
The school urged anyone who needs support at this time of tragedy to contact UVM's Counseling and Psychiatry Services.
UVM said information about campus and family services will be announced at a future time.