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The BattalionMay 4, 2024

GALLERY: The Big Event

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Photo by Cassie Stricker

Senior Reese Svetgoff was the 2019 Big Event director. 

Approximately 19,000 Aggies completed 1,400 service projects on Saturday, March 30, as part of the Big Event 2019. The kickoff ceremony was held at 9 a.m. and included speakers and a yell practice before the volunteers split up to get their work tools and go to their sites.

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  • University studies senior Morgan Bell was the 2019 financial director.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young spoke to the crowed gathered at the Big Event kickoff on Saturday morning.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young took his signature “selfie” at the Big Event Kick-off Ceremony.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Student body president Amy Sharp also addressed the crowd.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • John B. Zachry, Class of 1984 and Chairman and CEO of the Zachry Group, was the keynote speaker.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • The 2019-2020 yell leaders led a yell practice at the kickoff.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • A crowd of students participated in the Texas A&M’s War Hymn before being sent out for Big Event.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Students participate in the Texas A&M’s War Hymn before being sent out for Big Event.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Reveille IX posed with students at the Big Event Kick-off Ceremony.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Reveille IX took a photo with some girls on the Big Event staff.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Students started to gather for the Big Event Kick-off Ceremony.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Students swayed left and right during the War Hymn before being sent out.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Approximately 19,000 Aggies participated in 1,400 service projects on Saturday, March 30.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Yell leader Keller Cox claps along to the end of the War Hymn at the Big Event kickoff.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Participants walk to Lot 61 to pick up their tools for the day.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Participants walk to Lot 61 to pick up their tools for the day.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • A participant stops to show off his “Aggie Spirit” t-shirt.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • After picking up their tools in Lot 61 participants headed to their sites.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Big Event volunteers rush to distribute tools to each group.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Chemistry junior Blake Lewis carries a ladder to a group.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Big Event volunteers rush to distribute tools to each group.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Agricultural economics sophomore Sarah Diebel helps distribute materials to groups.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Tyler Thompson helps distribute tools to groups.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Big Event volunteers rush to distribute tools to each group.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Big Event volunteers head to their site with the tools provided to them.

    Photo by Cassie Stricker
  • Neeki Moustofi touched up after painting a laundry room at her job site.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Richard Wang pulled up weeds before mulching flower beds.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Megan Bailey gathered all the weeds into a trash bag for easy clean up at her Big Event job site.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Justin Block and Megan Bailey worked together at Big Event.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • These freshman are participating in their first Big Event at Texas A&M University.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Jimmy Berry had a great time serving the Bryan/College Station community with Big Event.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • A little rain didn’t stop this group from finishing their work.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • This student helped do some landscaping at his job site on march 30.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Justin Block and his job site’s homeowner worked together to rake leaves.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
  • Beautiful flowers were planted at this job site.

    Photo by Kaylee Cogbill
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