UT Martin legacies gather for the annual Legacy Luncheon, an event for alumni and their first-year students who are attending UT Martin.

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Featured image (above): UT Martin legacies gather for the annual Legacy Luncheon, an event for alumni and their first-year students who are attending
UT Martin.

 Greg Lyons, left, and Stephen McStravick (Knoxville ’14),
By fate, the grandsons of UT football greats, the late Buddy Lyons (Knoxville ’53) and Hank Lauricella (Knoxville ’52), met for the first time in Dallas during a Southern Methodist University football game. Greg Lyons, left, and Stephen McStravick (Knoxville ’14), proudly possess the team jerseys and other memorabilia of their grandfathers. Lyons was the starting left guard of the 1951 national championship team. Lauricella earned the nickname “Mr. Everything” for leading the team in passing, rushing, total offense and punting.
Wallene Threadgill Leek and Tommy Leek with the UT Cheer Squad
While back on campus celebrating their 50th class reunion, UT Knoxville alumni and former cheerleaders Wallene Threadgill Leek and Tommy Leek posed for a photo with the 2014 UT cheer squad before the Tennessee-Arkansas State football game.
UT Knoxville Student Alumni Associates enjoy the skybox view during the Tennessee-Utah State game.
UT Knoxville Student Alumni Associates Austin Cole, Jason Elliott, Madeline Wheeler, Nicola Shorten, Lesley Schiffman, Laura Galloway, Briana McIntyre, R.J. Vogt and Tanner Thul enjoy the skybox view during the Tennessee-Utah State game.
UT Knoxville Student Alumni Associates Rhett Perryman, Daniel Richter, Briana McIntyre and Reed Milliken assisted with move-in at the Fred D. Brown Jr. Residence Hall.
UT Knoxville Student Alumni Associates Rhett Perryman, Daniel Richter, Briana McIntyre and Reed Milliken assisted with move-in at the Fred D. Brown Jr. Residence Hall.
UT College of Veterinary Medicine students at the white-coat ceremony.
UT College of Veterinary Medicine students proudly display their white lab coats during the white-coat ceremony.
The UT College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2014 painted the Rock
The UT College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2014 marked a milestone by painting the Rock.
The Class of 2018 of the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, along with their families and friends, receive a Tennessee welcome before fall classes.
The Class of 2018 of the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, along with their families and friends, receive a Tennessee welcome before fall classes.
Matt Moore, Meriam Selah and Nancy Ross
Young Alumni Council members Matt Moore, Meriam Selah and Nancy Ross during the fall Young Alumni Council meeting.
Moonshine at the 2014 Young Alumni Weekend tailgate
Attendees at the 2014 Young Alumni Weekend tailgate enjoyed special moonshine samples and cocktails from Sugarlands Distilling Company, founded by UT Knoxville alumnus Brent Thompson.
Hannah Thurman and Tyler McLean
Young alumni Hannah Thurman and Tyler McLean had a blast
during the 2014 Young Alumni Weekend tailgate.
College of Dentistry’s 10-year class reunion.
Audrey Selecman and Debbie King, middle, recruited more than half of their classmates to return to the UT Health Science Center for the College of Dentistry’s 10-year class reunion.
Alumni Appreciation Picnic.
Ashley Danehy (Chattanooga ’10, ’13), Michael Danehy (Chattanooga ’10, ’12), Evan Bissonette (Chattanooga ’10) and Megan Hallar (Chattanooga ’12) enjoy an evening at the UTC chancellor’s residence
during the annual Alumni Appreciation Picnic.
An Evening with Bill Landry
The UTC Knoxville Chapter Board enjoyed “An Evening with Bill Landry” at the UT Visitors Center. Front row, Randy Lockmiller (Chattanooga ’71), Yousef Iskander (Chattanooga ’99), Caroline Neal (Chattanooga ’13), Bill Landry (Chattanooga ’72), Libby Beidelschies (Chattanooga ’98), Natalie Patterson Mohr (Chattanooga ’00), Lance Lyons (Chattanooga ’73), back row, Worrick Robinson (Knoxville ’87), Tom Losh (Chattanooga ’71, ’74), Justin Harness (Chattanooga ’02) and Rudy Furman (Chattanooga ’02).
David and Renee Cummins
David Cummins (Chattanooga ’85) and his wife, Renee, celebrated with the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science during a reunion.
Legacy Picnic families
UTC Legacy parent
Lori Bailey (Chattanooga ’95, ’04) and daughter Erin (Chattanooga ’18), joined fellow alumnus
Tom Losh (Chattanooga ’71, ’74) and UTC parent Lori Savini during the annual Legacy Picnic at the Patten House.
UTC Chancellor Steve Angle, 2014 Distinguished Alumnus recipient Don Lepard (Chattanooga ’82), 2014 Outstanding Service Award recipient Max Bahner and UTC Alumni Board President Mike Griffin (Chattanooga ’85).
UTC Chancellor Steve Angle, 2014 Distinguished Alumnus recipient Don Lepard (Chattanooga ’82), 2014 Outstanding Service Award recipient Max Bahner and UTC Alumni Board President Mike Griffin (Chattanooga ’85).
Group of UTC alumni in Knoxville flashing the "Power C"
Hosted by the Knoxville Region UTC Alumni Chapter, Knoxville area UTC alumni gathered at the Casual Pint for a beer tasting and social.
UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy students at a Big Orange Breakfast.
UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy students at a Big Orange Breakfast.
UT Health Science Center College of Medicine Outstanding Alumni Award winners
From left are UT Health Science Center College of Medicine Outstanding Alumni Award winners Dr. James Link (Health Science Center ’61), Dr. Jack Alperin (Health Science Center ’57) and Dr. Jesse Cannon (Health Science Center ’76).
John Nicholson and Stefanie Christy with Kris Phillips
UT Alumni Association Andy Holt Scholarship Award recipients and nursing students John Nicholson and Stefanie Christy with Kris Phillips, associate vice chancellor of development and alumni affairs at the Health Science Center.
Three generations of UT Martin graduates
UT Martin legacies Mike Moss with his grandson, Adam Moss, and his son, Dana Moss, during the Legacy Luncheon, an annual event for alumni and their first-year students who are attending UT Martin.
Moore and Golden family members
Multiple UT Martin graduating classes were represented when the Moores and Goldens, all from Arlington, Tenn., attended the Legacy Luncheon in the Paul Meek Library before the start of fall classes. Legacy Scholarships are awarded to students who are sons or daughters of UT Martin alumni. Funding for the scholarships comes from the Kathleen Elam estate and the UT Martin Campus Fund. Pictured are Mayzelle Grandberry Moore (Martin ’82), Ashley Moore (Martin ’11), Larry Golden II (Legacy Scholarship recipient), Celestine Golden (Martin ’90) and Larry Golden (Martin ’88 and ’94).
UT Martin employees at #IAmUT day
Members of the UT Martin Campus Recreation staff, from left, Phyllis Hammer, Gina McClure, Shelley Stout, Priscilla Price and Suzanne Carter participated in the #IAmUT campaign, which highlighted UT employees and the many ways they make a difference on behalf of the university.
Matthew Reed and Taylor Keasler at Spirited Art Knoxville
Matthew Reed (Knoxville ’12, ’14) and Taylor Keasler (Knoxville ’12) gathered with other alumni from all campuses at Spirited Art Knoxville to create their own masterpieces. The event was hosted by the Knoxville Region UT Alumni Network.
Sherry Leitch, Anne Holt Blackburn, and Pat Johnson
Former UT Trustee and UT Knoxville alumna Anne Holt Blackburn (center), a Nashville TV news anchor, served as guest speaker during the 21st annual Patricia Pinckley Johnson Leadership Seminar and Reunion. The namesake of the program and guest of honor, Pat Johnson (right), and her husband, Dr. Joe Johnson, along with Women’s Council Chair Sherry Leitch (left), were present to showcase their steadfast support of the UTAA and the Women’s Council.