A candlelight ceremony will be for Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00 pm by UVa-Wise campus lake for UVa-Wise senior Taylor Read who passed away Saturday, March 7.
Chancellor Donna P. Henry and a representative of the Center for Student Development. Organizers will hand out ribbons in Read’s memory and encourage wearing the ribbons for the remainder of the week.
A remembrance book will be available at the ceremony for those who wish to share a memory or to offer condolences to his loved ones. The book will be placed in the atrium of the Slemp Student Center for the remainder of the week and will be presented to his family.
The event is being held to provide the campus community an opportunity to grieve, remember and heal in honor Read's memory.