Thursday, April 19, 2007

A Tribute To Virginia Tech. at Ohio University

Ohio University students and faculty gathered at College Green last night for a candle light vigil in honor of those who died at Virginia Tech. Athens MidDay Reporter Allison Morrison attended the event and got student reaction.

Check out this extra interview with Ohio University Student Matthew Denhart. Denhart was at Virginia Tech about two weeks before the school shooting.

Ohio University officials estimate that more than 1500 people attended the event last night.

To remember and honor the victims of those tragic events, Virginia Tech University has established the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund to aid in the healing process and generate financial support.

The fund will be used to cover expenses including but not limited to:

* Grief counseling
* Memorials
* Communication expenses
* Comfort expenses
* Incidental needs

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