Woodrow Wilson Student Gets Surprise from Make A Wish

MOUNT HOPE, WV (WOAY) – A few weeks ago we shared this story about Alex Shiflett.


Today Alex received a big surprise from Make A Wish Foundation at Hometown SubaruĀ in Mount Hope. Make A Wish set up the surprise which included the school’s band and his teammates from the baseball team. It was an emotional event where former WVU running back Quincy Wilson presented Alex with an itinerary for a weekend in Morgantown.

The trip will include hotel accommodations and tickets to a WVU football and basketball game for Alex’s family and his doctor.

This is exactly what the doctor ordered for Alex who according to his dad James Shiflettreally needed this. Alex is still waiting for a match for a kidney transplant.

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