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Distinguished Alumni Gala
Friday, September 29, 2017  |  Six o'clock in the eveningREED ARENA  |  TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

Honoring

Major General Raymond L. Murray '35

Maj. Gen. Raymond L.
Murray '35*

William M. 'Bill' Huffman '53

William M. "Bill"
Huffman '53

John M. Yantis '53

John M.
Yantis '53

Ed Wulfe '55

Ed
Wulfe '55

Charles H. Gregory '64

Charles H.
Gregory '64

Arno W. Krebs, Jr. '64

Arno W.
Krebs, Jr. '64

Jorge A. Bermudez '73

Jorge A.
Bermudez '73

General (Ret.) William M. Fraser III '74

General (Ret.) William M.
Fraser III '74

Craig C. Brown '75

Craig C.
Brown '75

Martín E. Torrijos '87

Martín E.
Torrijos '87

* Awarded posthumously

The Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University. The award, jointly sponsored by The Association of Former Students and Texas A&M, recognizes those former students who have made significant contributions to society and whose accomplishments and careers have brought honor and distinction to Texas A&M and The Association of Former Students.

Read More About The Honorees

About the Gala

Beginning in 2004, The Association of Former Students and Texas A&M University have annually honored all of the Distinguished Alumni during the Distinguished Alumni Gala. This prestigious black-tie dinner and celebration has become one of the most anticipated events on our campus, bringing together former students, current students, and friends of Texas A&M.

This premier event will feature entertainment, an exquisite menu, Aggie camaraderie, and most importantly, the honoring of the current year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Tables & Tickets

Excellence

$25,000

  • Premier table for ten (10)
  • Private tour of Balfour for up to ten (10) Aggies to see how the cherished Aggie Ring is made. Transportation to Austin not included.
  • Complimentary MSC Guest Suite for one (1) mutually agreed-upon weekend (Friday and/or Saturday) during the 2017 football season.
  • Use of The Association's suite in Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park for one (1) mutually agreed-upon conference game during the 2018 baseball season. Three dates will be available for the sponsor to select from.
  • Two (2) reserved parking spaces for each home game at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center during the 2017 football season.
  • Four (4) tickets to The Association's private pregame reception on September 30, 2017.
  • Ten (10) VIP Field Pass tickets to the A&M vs. South Carolina Midnight Yell on September 29, 2017.
  • Two (2) premier parking spots available the night of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Full-page logo/name recognition in Texas Aggie magazine with same special message from the sponsor that is included in the Gala program.
  • Logo/name recognition in the AggieNews and on AggieNetwork.com.
  • Logo screen presence during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Verbal recognition during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Logo/name recognition and personal message in the printed program.
  • "Distinguished Alumni Gala Sponsor" bar for the sponsor's Century Club plaque.

Integrity

$15,000

  • Premier table for ten (10)
  • Complimentary MSC Guest Suite for one (1) mutually agreed-upon weekend (Friday and/or Saturday) during the 2017 football season.
  • Use of The Association's suite in Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park for one (1) mutually agreed-upon nonconference weekend game (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) during the 2018 baseball season. Three dates will be available for the sponsor to select from.
  • Two (2) reserved parking spaces for each home game at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center during the 2017 football season.
  • Four (4) tickets to The Association's private pregame reception on September 30, 2017.
  • Six (6) VIP Pass tickets to the A&M vs. South Carolina Midnight Yell on September 29, 2017.
  • Two (2) premier parking spots available the night of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Full-page logo/name recognition in Texas Aggie magazine with same special message from the sponsor that is included in the Gala program.
  • Logo/name recognition in the AggieNews and on AggieNetwork.com.
  • Logo screen presence during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Verbal recognition during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Logo/name recognition and personal message in the printed program.
  • "Distinguished Alumni Gala Sponsor" bar for the sponsor's Century Club plaque.

Leadership

$10,000

  • Premier table for eight (8)
  • Use of The Association’s suite in Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park for one (1) non-conference, weekday (Monday – Thursday) mutually agreed-upon game during the 2017 baseball season. Three dates will be available for the sponsor to select from.
  • One (1) reserved parking space for each home game at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center during the 2017 football season.
  • Two (2) tickets to The Association’s private pregame reception on September 30, 2017.
  • One (1) premier parking spot available the night of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Gala
  • Half-page logo/name recognition in Texas Aggie magazine with same special message from the sponsor that is included in the Gala program.
  • Logo/name recognition in the AggieNews and on AggieNetwork.com.
  • Logo screen presence during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Verbal recognition during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Logo/name recognition and personal message in the printed program.
  • "Distinguished Alumni Gala Sponsor" bar for the sponsor's Century Club plaque.

Loyalty

$7,500

  • Prime table for eight (8).
  • Private photography session with your family on the Haynes Ring Plaza, located on the grounds of the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center on a mutually-agreed upon date. Photographer and digital images included.
  • Name recognition in Texas Aggie magazine.
  • Name recognition in the AggieNews and on AggieNetwork.com.
  • Logo screen presence during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Verbal recognition during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Name recognition and personal message in the printed program.
  • "Distinguished Alumni Gala Sponsor" bar for the sponsor's Century Club plaque.

Respect

$5,000

  • Reserved table for eight (8).
  • Name recognition in Texas Aggie magazine.
  • Name recognition in AggieNews and on AggieNetwork.com.
  • Verbal recognition during the Distinguished Alumni Gala.
  • Name recognition in the printed program.
  • "Distinguished Alumni Gala Sponsor" bar for the sponsor's Century Club plaque.

Selfless Service

$3,000

  • Reserved table for eight (8).
  • Name recognition in the printed program.
  • "Distinguished Alumni Gala Sponsor" bar for the sponsor's Century Club plaque.

Individual Tickets

$175

  • Please note we are unable to guarantee seating together for groups with individual tickets,

FAQ/Contact

We hope you will join us as we honor this year's recipients of the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University, the Distinguished Alumnus Award. If you have any questions regarding the event, please read through our Frequently Asked Questions.

If you need further assistance, please feel free to email us at Gala@AggieNetwork.com or give us a call at (979) 845-7514.

Address

505 George Bush Drive
College Station, TX 77840

Phone Number

(979) 845-7514

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