Virginia Tech to Honor Slain News Crew on Football Helmets

The Virginia Tech Hokies will announced they will honor WDBJ Reporter Alison Parker and Photographer Adam Ward by placing a custom sticker on football players’ helmets.

The sticker will feature the number 7 for WDBJ-7 and teal and maroon ribbons with the initials of the victims.

According to school, teal was Parker’s favorite color, and the maroon ribbon will represent Ward, who graduated from Virginia Tech in 2011.

The Virginia Tech football team will wear the stickers on their helmets for the season opener game against Ohio State on Labor Day.