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Ring Day

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Texas A&M students and family members line up outside the Williams Alumni Center, which is where they will be receiving their Aggie rings.

The Aggie Ring Day is where Texas A&M University students and their family members gather at the Clayton W. Williams Jr. Alumni Center to celebrate receiving the Aggie Ring.  The Aggie Ring is most visible symbol for the Aggie Network and represents important Aggie values.
Photos by Kevin Chou and Raj Viswaprabakaran

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  • The Aggie Ring has two finishes: regular and antique. This is the regular finish of the ring.

  • This is the antique finish of the ring.  Aggie Rings are wore with the numbers facing towards the wearer until the student graduates.

  • Students line up to receive their rings.

  • Students have an opportunity to allow someone to present the ring to them.  Many students choose to have a family member present their rings.  Robert Cotto-Thorner, a senior history major, has his ring presented to him by his father.  

  • Alexandr Sofischenko, a senior electrical engineering major, receives his Aggie Ring.

  • James Bryor, a senior finance student, has his ring presented to him by his mother.

  • Jose Alfaro, a senior statistics student, hugs his father after receiving his ring.  Jose is a first generation college student.

  • Jose Alfaro, a senior statistics student, shows off his Aggie Ring to his baby brother over the phone.

  • Morgan Riba, a senior molecular biology student, celebrates with her friends after receiving her ring.

  • Chloe Shay, a senior electrical engineering student, hugs her mother.

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