VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – It’s been 10 years today since the mass shooting at Virginia Tech that took 32 lives.
The Tidewater Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association remembered those they lost that day of the Hokie family. they planted a dogwood treet at the Virginia Tech Agricultural Research and Extension Center off Diamond Springs Road.
Each year they come back and honor the 32 lives lost. Tonight they read the victims’ names and a brief description about them.
The alumni say, before the tragedy they were close, and the mass shooting only made them stronger.