WVSSAC announces “Shine for WV Seniors 2020” night


PARKSERSBURG, W.Va. – The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission announced Wednesday that it has organized a state-wide senior night event that will take place next week to honor senior athletes.

“Shine for WV Seniors 2020” is the name of the event, and will take place at high schools across the state on Friday, May 1.

Multiple local schools have already reached out to 12 Sports saying they’re going to take place in the “Shine for WV Seniors 2020” event.

Some schools in the state have already been following the lead of other states’ high schools, and leaving field/stadium lights on for a short time at night in honor of canceled seasons and the seniors, who didn’t get to play their final games.

When we spoke with WVSSAC Executive Director Bernie Dolan on Tuesday, he said a state-wide event like this was something they were looking into. A day later, they announced the plan for May 1.

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