Brittanee Drexel Remains Missing, To Be Honored

June 21, 2010 by  
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Brittanee Drexel Remains Missing, To Be Honored
Gates Chili High School will honor teen at Graduation

Wilmington, NC – Brittanee Drexel remains missing and should be graduating this Wednesday, June 23, 2010 from her Gates Chili High School; however her family will attend in her vacancy to accept the school’s honor. “They called last week to inform me that the school would honor my daughter with an honorary diploma” said, Brittanee’s mother, Dawn Drexel. This entire ordeal is so real; I miss my daughter and ache for her to come home, “she added”. The ceremony will be held at 7:00 pm at the RIT Gordon Field House, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY 14623.

Brittanee Drexel vanished on April 25, 2009 from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina almost immediately after exiting the Blue Water Inn to return to her hotel; she has not been seen since. Brittanee went to South Carolina with a group of teens from Rochester, New York against her parent’s wishes for a spring break trip planned by the group. In April of 2010 South Carolina law officials announced to the public that they had three persons of interest in her disappearance but would not elaborate any further; the teen has still not been located nor have any arrest been made in the case.

Over the past year the CUE Center for Missing Persons lead several large scale search efforts in collaboration with law officials and hundreds of volunteers from around the country to no avail, finding no sign of the missing girl. “We remain hopeful that Brittanee will be found and will continue all efforts necessary to help locate her and provide aid to her family for a resolution” said, CUE’s founder, Monica Caison. The group pleas to the community for information concerning Brittanee Drexel and encourage them to contact law enforcement or visit her web site and submit a confidential tip at

Missing: 04/25/09 Missing from: Myrtle Beach, SC
Classification: Missing Endangered Age at disappearance: 17 Date of Birth: 10/07/91
White Female Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Height: 5’0″ Weight: 103 lbs

Her ears and nose are pierced. Brittanee has blonde highlights in her hair (note her hair can be any color). She was last seen wearing a white, black, teal, and gray top, along with black shorts, similar to the outfit pictured below. Brittanee was also wearing white flip flops. Since her disappearance Brittanee has turned 18 years old.

If anyone has information please contact the CUE Center for Missing Persons at (910) 343-1131 or the 24 hour tip line at (910) 232-1687 or visit
Myrtle Beach Police Department (843) 918-1963


2 Responses to “Brittanee Drexel Remains Missing, To Be Honored”
  1. Vicki says:

    My heart just aches for Brittanee’s family. I can’t imagine what this family has gone thru. Please, whoever knows anything just please pick up the phone and call someone. The family needs closure. If this was me and my child was missing I could no longer live with the agony of not knowing where my child is. Whoever you are, please do the right thing and make that call!

  2. susan williams says:

    I am very sorry about the disappearance of Brittanee Drexel;however,as painful as this situation is let it be a wake-up call to teenagers, as well as, all children to obey their parents. Had Brittanee listened to her parents, she would not have found herself in such a dangerous situation. I am almost positive that at some point during her horrendous ordeal, she was thinking to herself that she should have listened to her parents and not sneaked off on this spring break vacation without their prior consent. Typically, parents provide rules to keep their children safe, and unfortunately Brittanee, like so many rebellious teens, has had to find out the very hard way that disobeying their parents can lead to serious and sometimes deathly consequences!!