Tallon Dillard said after spending more than eight years serving in the U.S. Army, finding his place in the civilian world was no easy task -- that is, until he landed at Texas A&M. Once he enrolled at the university, he said he knew he had found a place in which he felt he could belong.
For Mike and Diana Connor, helping to provide Aggie rings started as a way to not only give back to Texas A&M University but also to reward hard-working students in the Singing Cadets for their dedication.
Texas A&M University student Austin Luchak is the latest beneficiary of the iconic Century Tree's offspring and the endowed scholarship efforts of College Station resident Andy Duffie -- both of which contributed to providing him with his new Aggie Ring.
Texas A&M political science major Trent Sutton -- who spent 21 years as an active duty member of the Marine Corps -- had "no intention of getting an Aggie ring" when he first walked into Texas A&M.
Ross Durr was online one evening looking for a belt buckle that featured a particular old Texas A&M logo, known as the "intertwined AMC," when a unique piece of jewelry caught his eye.
Texas A&M graduate Jacob Campbell thought he had seen the last of his Aggie Ring. It must have washed out with the surf into the Pacific Ocean, he thought. But a stranger's kindness proved Campbell wrong.
The Aggie Ring unites generations of the A&M family by connecting former students to each other and their alma mater. It stands as a milestone in every student's undergraduate career.
The Gainer triplets are used to getting hugs from strangers mistaking them for a different sister, but on Friday, the hugs came from some of the people they love most.