Late Football Player Inspires Giving

Late Football Player Inspires Giving
Posted on 10/09/2019
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- Schools across West Virginia are honoring the life of Roane County High School football player Alex Miller, who died on the field during a football game last month.
From a ‘Maroon Out’ event that involved students and staff wearing Roane County’s colors for a day to individual fundraisers, West Virginians everywhere have come together to show their support for the community in the wake of this tragic lose.
Last month the Jefferson High School Football Boosters raised $535 for the Roane County Schools Football Program.
Boosters Vice president Angie Kutcher said it was important to the students to do something in honor of Alex.
“I had one player tell me it made me realize how many things we take for granted,” Kutcher said. “Like putting on pads and going out under the lights, and how anything can happen at that point.”
According to a WVSSAC roster, Miller was a 17-year-old senior who played wide receiver and defensive back for Roane County.
Anyone interested in contributing can send donations to the scholarship fund for Alex. 
Make checks payable to the Miller Family, c/o Principal Bill Heis, 1 Raider Way, Spencer, WV 25276.

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