June 16, 2017
It was intended to be a one-day youth soccer clinic in southern West Virginia. But
before it was over, a 220-mile trip from Morgantown to Welch became much more than
just kicks for WVU athletes, students and leaders.
Since returning to WVU in 2014, President Gee has visited McDowell County each year.
“There's no place that I have visited in the three-and-half years I've been at the
University that means more in terms of that confluence of opportunity and spirit
and hope and inspiration than this place right here,” Gee said.