West Virginia University will hold a bell-ringing ceremony Friday (Aug. 29) in remembrance of student Devante Shemar Waites.

Waites, 19, a communications studies major from Fairmont, West Virginia, died on Aug. 14.

The service will begin around 11:45 a.m. at Oglebay Plaza on WVU’s Downtown Campus, and those interested in attending are asked to be there at least 15 minutes beforehand. Family, friends and members of the University community are welcome to attend Friday’s ceremony.

Individuals who would like to speak should contact Kim Mosby at 304-293-5611 or Kim.Mosby@mail.wvu.edu.



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