We Are Virginia Tech

Created by Frank Eak, VT Class of 77
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The VT Drill Field, as seen from the steps of Burruss Hall - Saturday, April 21


Sharon and I decided that we needed to go down to the Virginia Tech campus on Saturday, April 21. Even though we both graduated 30 years ago, it has always felt like home, and we felt compelled to go home at this time of deep sorrow.

I think being there and seeing all the memorials helped us to start the healing process. It was amazing to see all the posters and signs of support from schools and people all across the country. I took pictures of lots of the memorials and remembrances, and have put them online. There are about 270 photos. The album includes photos from our entire day there, including a softball game and a community picnic.

This link will take you to the photo album - VT Campus Memorials and Remembrances


The Hokie Spirit Memorial Ride occurred on June 2. It started at Rappahanock High School in Washington, VA (near Sperryville), and they rode done to Virginia Tech as a fund raiser for the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund. Matt (my son) was one of the riders. I went up to the starting point and took some photos. You can see them by clicking here.  


Make a Donation - Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund


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Burruss Hall - Ballon release after a moment of silence - Monday, April 23, noon (Photo by Ivan V. Morozov)


Northrop Grumman, Dahlgren, VA - Friday, April 20, noon


Courtland High School, Spotsylvania, VA (added on 12 June)


Olde Creek Elementaty School


Spotswood Elementary School


Support from UVA - Beta Bridge, Charlottesville - April 17


House at Smith Mountain Lake, with 32 white VTs (added on 28 May)