UPDATE: Student death reported over the weekend

UPDATE: Student death reported over the weekend

Michael Bragg

UPDATE: The Fraternity and Sorority Life office released a statement regarding the death of student Taylor Pavlick, who was a member of the Omicron Alpha chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Appalachian State University.

“The fraternity and sorority community here at Appalachian State University is extremely close and we are all feeling the loss of Taylor.  Our hearts are with Taylor’s family and with the men of Tau Kappa Epsilon as they grieve the loss of their son and brother.”

Services have been arranged for Pavlick, which will take place Friday at 7 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel in Mooresville, according an email from  the Office of Student Development.

ORIGINAL STORY: An Appalachian State University student passed away during the weekend, according to university officials.

The Office of Student Development sent out an email Monday regarding the passing of senior psychology major Taylor Pavlick. He was a member of the Omicron Alpha chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Appalachian.

The fraternity made an announcement regarding Pavlick’s passing through its Twitter page before noon Monday.

A memorial book will be made available in Plemmons Student Union on Wednesday that will be later sent to Pavlick’s family.

The Appalachian will continue to update the story as more information becomes available.

from Staff Reports