Travel funds collected for WVU marching band
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Donors have contributed a record $103,232 to a fund set up to defray travel costs for West Virginia University's marching band.
The WVU Foundation announced Thursday the gifts from 941 donors broke last year's record of $103,083 for the Mountaineer Marching Band.
The band traveled to football games against Oklahoma and Maryland this fall and participated in several regional exhibition shows.
WVU said a check presentation ceremony will take place Saturday night at halftime of the Mountaineers' football game with Texas in Morgantown.