Tyler Trent Student Gate to be dedicated at Purdue

The Tyler Trent Memorial Gateway that will be erected at the student-section entrance of Ross-Ade Stadium before the 2019 football season. (Source: Purdue University)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WTHR) — Eyewitness News has learned that the Tyler Trent Student Gate will be dedicated at Purdue University in September.

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The ceremony will happen before the first home game on Sept. 7. Purdue will be hosting Vanderbilt, and the game starts at noon.

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Sept. 7 would have been Tyler Trent's 21st birthday.

Trent died on Jan. 1 at age 20 following a battle with bone cancer.

Trent became a social media star with his positive attitude and determination to live every day to the fullest.