Kansas State fans raise over $10,000 in one day to pay back band fine

Wednesday September 9th, 2015

Kansas State fans are standing up for Wildcats band director Dr. Frank Tracz.

Tracz's marching band made waves Saturday when a halftime performance featured a formation that went viral on the Internet for all the wrong reasons. 

The formation was supposed to look like this:

"The chart below represents the drill from tonight’s show. There was absolutely no intent to display anything other...

Posted by K-State Marching Band on Saturday, September 5, 2015

Instead, the formation looked like this:

As a result, Kansas State self-imposed a $5,000 fine it will pay the Big 12. But Wildcats fans were dismayed to see Dr. Tracz's legacy tarnished by the unfortunate formation.

A GoFundMe campaign was started to raise back the $5,000 for the band's scholarship fund. In just one day, fans of the school have raised over $10,000 to donate to the school. 

I guess you could say this story ends on...

...a good note. 
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