Memorial Soccer Tournament in Honor of Hampden Teen 

A Hampden teenager was being remembered Saturday.The second annual Nathan Clark Soccer Tournament was held.Meghan Hayward was there.The local community coming together, kicking some soccer balls and remembering Nathan Clark.That’s the vision Emily Robson had when she first decided to put on the Nathan Clark Soccer Tournament.” It’s really important for us to be able to get together and remember Nate and to play soccer because Nate love soccer.”The body of Nathan Clark was found in a gravel pit in Hampden in March of 2009.All the money from the tournament will go toward the Nathan Clark Scholarship Fund.Nate’s father, Daniel Clark decided on the criteria for the scholarship.” Students who successfully complete a building construction or similar program at UTC and are furthering their education in building construction, electrical, plumbing or something in that field.”Clark says in his son’s junior year he was very active in the UTC Program.Clark says he’s happy to have an event like this.” My purpose of anything is I don’t want anyone to ever forget and this is a way to give a reminder of Nate on a real regular basis.”Clark says the support folks have given his family has been wonderful.” Just saying how much he would have loved to be here himself. And how much this would mean to him. He would realize how much people absolutely loved the boy. I don’t know if he always really felt that way. He’s certainly looking down on us and hopefully smiling today.”A spaghetti supper is also being held tonight at the Weatherbee Elementary School Gym in Hampden.The supper is from 4-30 to 7 and costs 5-dollars for adults and 3-dollars for students and seniorsThe money from the dinner will go to the Nathan Clark Scholarship Fund, as well as the Matt Osborne Scholarship Fund.Matt Osborne died tragically in December 2007, when he was struck by a car near the Bangor Mall.