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WVU Band Announces 2006 Feature Twirlers

The WVU Band Office is pleased to announce the Feature Twirlers for the 2006 West Virginia University Marching Band.

Based on the results of the final auditions, which were held during the spring semester, Ashley Oplinger, Donovan Sarr, and Whitney Whittaker have been selected as the Feature Twirlers for the 2006 edition of "The Pride of West Virginia."

Ms. Oplinger, a Journalism major is a Former Junior and Senior Miss Majorette of the North Atlantic. Mr. Sarr, a Psychology major, is the 2006 Men's 2 Baton World Champion and a former National Twirling Champion. Ms. Whittaker, a doctoral student in Physical Therapy, is a four-time Miss Majorette of America. All three twirlers will be serving their second year as Feature Twirlers with the WVU Band.

We congratulate Ashley, Donovan, and Whitney and wish them the best of luck as they twirl with "The "Pride" this season!