Lawhorne named member of Virginia Tech’s Highty-Tighties
Rachel Lawhorne of Berkeley Springs, a cadet in the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Class of 2016, majoring in biochemistry in the College of Science, has joined Virginia Tech’s regimental band, the Highty-Tighties.
The Highty-Tighties are celebrating their 119th anniversary this year under the direction of Maj. George McNeill. A retired member of the U.S. Army, McNeill joined the Highty-Tighties after 22 years of enlisted military service in the Army Band Program.
Founded in 1893, the regimental marching band is the oldest continuously performing musical organization at Virginia Tech.