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WVU plans bell-ringing ceremony to remember students

A bell from the USS West Virginia located on the West Virginia University Morgantown Campus.

A bell-ringing ceremony to honor the memories of four WVU students is planned for March 22 at Oglebay Plaza on the Downtown Campus. (WVU Photo)

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West Virginia University will hold a bell-ringing ceremony, coordinated by the Office of Campus and Community Life and Alpha Phi Omega, a national service fraternity, on Friday (March 22) in remembrance of Edward Frisk, Jay Graham, Carly Grozier and Darrin Lester.

Frisk, a sophomore business administration major from Arlington, Virginia, died on Jan. 28; Graham, a sophomore general business major from Beckley, died on Oct. 2; Grozier, a junior communication studies major from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, died on Jan. 17; and Darrin Lester, a graduate student majoring in social work from Charleston, died on Oct. 14.

The service will begin at noon at Oglebay Plaza.

Those interested in attending are asked to gather near the bell of the USS West Virginia at least 15 minutes beforehand. Family, friends and members of the University community are welcome to attend.

Individuals who would like to speak should contact Carrie Showalter, assistant dean and executive director, Campus and Community Life, at or 304-293-5611.



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