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Aggie Ring

 
 

Aggie Ring
One of the most highly anticipated events in Aggie’s college life is the moment they receive their hard-earned Aggie Ring. “It’s is a tangible object that you will have for the rest of your life that connects you to the University,” Teer said. “It’s a tradition you’ll always have with you.”
While the ring itself is a symbol of every Aggie’s commitment and love for A&M, the design is full of important symbols. Aside from the class year, the Aggie Rings stays the same from year to year, connecting former students around the globe with a single glimpse at a glimpse of the recognizable gold. Among the many symbols engraved on the ring are a cannon, saber and rifle to symbolize the Texans who fought to defend their beloved state, and a shield with five stars representing intellect, body, spirit, emotional poise and integrity. Many Aggies celebrate the arrival of their rings by participating in a Ring Dunk party, in which students down entire pitchers of a favorite beverage to get to their ring at the bottom. While a number of Aggies opt to dunk their ring in beer, others pick less traditional beverages such as Kool-Aid, sweet tea or Dr Pepper.

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