West Johnston High School
needed $7,000 to make the trip to Washington for President George W. Bush's inauguration later this month.
Meteorologist Greg Fishel
to the school's football field to present the $7,000 check to the school's band director and 128-member band at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
After the presentation, Fishel performed with the band on a tuba.
The band needed $7,000 to reach its goal of $42,000 for the historic trip.
The school's Army JROTC is also going on the trip to be the honor guard for the group.
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