LT sophomore Holly Quirk told the paper the concert represented O'Laughlin's joy, "She was always very happy," she said.
O'Laughlin's parents, John and Brenda, were also in attendance.
The concert represented what their daughter stood for, her love of music and the way she went about life, John O'Laughlin told the paper. "She was always happy and smiley... And her friends always (kind of) counted on her for that—to pick them up when they were down."
Watch the full video above to see interviews with Lion Newspaper and the acts from the Kelli Joy concert.