Aggie Traditions

remembrance
 Muster  Silver Taps  Memorial Student Center

symbols
 Aggie Ring  Gig 'em  Reveille

team
 12th Man  Bonfire  Midnight Yell  Yell Leaders  Maroon Out  Boot Line

community
 "Howdy!"  All-U Night  Big Event  Replant  Student Volunteerism  Diversity & Unity

corps of cadets
 Senior Boots  Fightin' Texas Aggie Band  Final Review

class councils
 Class Gifts  Elephant Walk  Ring Dance  Boot Dance  Howdy Dance  Current Class Councils  Graduation

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Class Gifts

Each year, the graduating class selects a gift for its alma mater to benefit the experience of those who come behind them to Texas A&M University.

Class Year Money Donated Actual Gift
2004 (in progress) (undecided)
2003 (in progress) (undecided)
2002 (in progress) (undecided)
2001 (in progress) (undecided)
2000 $120,000 Street clocks around campus; Bonfire Memorial Fund donation; Perpetual Gift Endowment
1999 $118,000 Pavilion at Student Leadership Retreat Center and Simpson Drill Field Plaques
1998 $94,833 Mt. Aggie rebuilding and 100th Anniversary Silver Taps memorial
1997 $63,916 Grove Endowment
1996 $82,000 George Bush Library statue and Fish Camp Endowment
1995 $84,942 Muster Monument and Endowment
1994 $93,535 (undecided)
1993 $73,078 Kyle Field lettering and Student Life woodcarving
1992 $77,867 Bush Library and Evans Library gifts
1991 $82,011 Silver Taps Monument and Victory Eagle statue
1990 $33,285 Evans Library gift and Class of 2010 gift
1989 $57,524 Aggie Ring Sculpture and Evans Library Endowment
1988 $50,000 Kyle Field lettering
1987 $50,000 Bonfire Sculpture in Spence Park
1986 $40,000 Muster and Evans Library Endowments
1985 $25,000 Endowed Art Fund
1984 $15,000 Bonfire Endowment and Original Movie Poster
1983 $15,000 Eternal Flame
1982 $10,000 Picnic Tables in Spence Park
1981 $10,000 Bell Carillon and Art Endowment
1980 $10,000 12th Man Statue and President's Endowed Scholarship
1979 $10,000 President's Endowed Scholarship and Opportunity Award
1978 $10,000 Tile Mosaic in Academic Building
1975 President's Endowed Scholarship
1964 President's Endowed Scholarship
1962 Aggie Ring Collection case
1958 President's Endowed Scholarship
1957 President's Endowed Scholarship
1956 President's Endowed Scholarship
1954 President's Endowed Scholarship
1952 President's Endowed Scholarship
1951 President's Endowed Scholarship?
1950 President's Endowed Scholarship
1948 President's Endowed Scholarship
1947 Intramural Athletic Message Center and President's Endowed Scholarship
1943 Portrait of President Walton and Sweaters to Yell Leaders to commemorate their role in 1939 National Championship
1942 Portrait of President Walton and Sweaters to Yell Leaders to commemorate their role in 1939 National Championship and President's Endowed Scholarship
1941 Portrait of President Walton and Sweaters to Yell Leaders to commemorate their role in 1939 National Championship
1940 Portrait of President Walton and Sweaters to Yell Leaders to commemorate their role in 1939 National Championship
1939 Base and Bronze Shield for Academic Plaza Flag Pole
1938 $115 Paper Maché Ring for Ring Dance and Fish Pond Creation
1937 President's Endowed Scholarship
1936 Bugler Statue in honor of deceased student and Buffet Silver for union building
1935 President's Endowed Scholarship
1934 $925 Flag Pole for the new Administration Building and Assistance with Final Ball
1933 President's Endowed Scholarship
1932 $350 Trophy case (octagonal, 9 feet high)
1928 President's Endowed Scholarship
1926 World War I Memorial
1925 World War I Memorial and President's Endowed Scholarship
1924 World War I Memorial
1923 World War I Memorial and President's Endowed Scholarship
1922 Life size painting of Dr. Bizzell; Baseball grandstand in memorial to WWI and President's Endowed Scholarship
1921 President's Endowed Scholarship
1917 Gateway to athletic park and President's Endowed Scholarship
1916 Column for the YMCA Building
1915 Goal posts for Athletic Field
1912 Academic Plaza Flag Pole and President's Endowed Scholarship
Updated July 10, 2001


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