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            Virginia Tech Mementos


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Winter 2011-12
The same passion for Virginia Tech that led tens of thousands of you to participate in our fundraising campaign has no doubt led many of you to keep mementos of your relationship with the university. Whether it's a ticket stub from the first football game you attended or a copy of that first paper you aced—or even, as is the case with Gene Swartz (business administration '66), the original architectural models (pictured above) for two of our iconic Pylons— we're sharing the keepsakes you cherish.

Meanwhile, if you know the whereabouts of the other six Pylon models—a total of eight models, each one about 30 inches tall, was distributed to the committee members who were charged with developing the War Memorial, which was built between 1951 and 1960—by all means, let us know at

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