U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher attended and spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony for Virginia Tech's new $89 million Center for the Arts.
Our communications team of Albert Raboteau and Gary Cope caught up with Mr. Boucher after the event to get his thoughts on what the Center for the Arts means for Virginia Tech as well as Southwest Virginia.
Virginia Tech graduate ('01), alumni of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, and U.S. Marine Corps Capt. David Seth Mitchell, was killed in October 2009 while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.
On April 9, 2010, his name was added to the Virginia Tech Ut Prosim Pylon at the War Memorial, which honors Virginia Tech alumni who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect this country.