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

Featured image (above): UT Martin legacies gather for the annual Legacy Luncheon, an event for alumni and their first-year students who are attending
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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.
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 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 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 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.
Young Alumni Council members Matt Moore, Meriam Selah and Nancy Ross during the fall Young Alumni Council meeting.
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.
Young alumni Hannah Thurman and Tyler McLean had a blast
during the 2014 Young Alumni Weekend tailgate.
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.
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.
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 Cummins (Chattanooga ’85) and his wife, Renee, celebrated with the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science during a reunion.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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 (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.
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.