Brad Hunt named Strawberry Festival parade marshal


BUCKHANNON — Brad Hunt from Ripley has been named the Parade Marshal for the 2019 West Virginia Strawberry Festival.

Hunt was a four-year starter for WVU as a defensive tackle from 83-87.

In 1983, he was the team’s rookie of the year and played in the Hall of Fame Bowl. In 1984 he played in the Blue Bonnet Bowl.

In 1987 he was team captain, and won the Ira E Rogers Award, Mountaineer Club, was an All American, was honored by the Dapper Dan Sportsman Club of Pittsburgh, was an All American for the National Strength and Conditioning Association and played in the Sun Bowl.

He was inducted into the Mid-Ohio Valley Hall of Fame and the Ripley High School Hall of Fame in 2005.


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