...Become a permanent part of NC State history on the Walkway of
"The Walkway of Champions will honor our greatest assets
- graduates, students and friends of the College of Agriculture
and Life Sciences. Proceeds from the brick sales will help us
grow and enhance this College's ability to continue major contributions
to the future of NC State and America." --The Honorable E.
Norris Tolson ('62), Secretary of Revenue, State of North Carolina
What is the Walkway of Champions?
The Walkway is an area designated to honor all the Champions
of the college using personalized bricks. The area will contain
up to 3000 personalized red bricks and 300 personalized white
bricks. CALS Alumni and Friends Advisory Board members Wesley
Wyatt ('79), Norris Tolson ('62) and Dennis Osborne, ('72) have
taken the leadership role for this project, and invite you to
join them in placing a brick in the Walkway...not only to honor
a recipient or organization, but also to show your support for
Where will the Walkway of Champions be?
The Walkway will be located at the entrance area to Patterson
Hall on the NC State Campus. This entrance is used by all visitors
to the college administration offices (Dean, Agricultural Research
Service, Foundations, Academic Programs, Career Services and the
Agricultural Insitute). Each day students, prospective students
and their families, visiting dignitaries, employers coming to
interview our students, and donors will use the Walkway and see
your support for the College.
Who can purchase bricks for the Walkway of Champions?
Any person, organization or company!
Alumni of the College and other NC State graduates
Parents and grandparents of students
Scholarship supporters in honor of their students
Faculty and staff
Organizations and Companies
Supporters of the College
How will the proceeds of this project be used?
Proceeds will provide endowed scholarships for the college from
the CALS Alumni and Friends Society, as well as support for the
CALS Alumni and Friends Society in the areas of communication
with our constituents, recognition and awards and Society activities
How do I add my brick(s) to the Walkway of Champions?
It's easy! Choose one of the types of bricks available, red ($75
each) or white ($150 each). There is no limit to the number of
bricks you may purchase, but the total number of bricks for the
project is limited...so all orders are processed as space permits.
Your purchase is fully tax deductible and a receipt will be sent
with your certificate of purchase..
You may add up to three lines with 18 characters per line on each
brick. We suggest the following types of brick messages, but other
variations are permitted, with committee approval: Name, degree
and graduation date (student activity or organization name may be
added) for alumni and graduating students; In Honor of..., In Memory
of...., or simply the name of your organization or company. All
engraving will be in capital letters. Fill out the form
and mail or fax it in to us with payment or payment information.
We cannot accept orders via e-mail due to errors created with symbols
in messages. You may also call in your order, but please fill out
the form and have it in front of you when you call.
you purchase a brick, you will receive a certificate bearing the
inscription just as your brick will be engraved. We would like to
offer a special item, an engraved mini-brick, only 1.5" x 3"
x .5" thick in size, that will be personalized identically
to your brick laid in front of Patterson Hall. It is a great gift
for the person you honor or guaranteed to be a one-of-a-kind conversation
starter. Mini bricks are available in red and are $15 per brick
. The price includes shipping..
If I have more questions, who do I contact?
Contact the CALS Alumni and Friends office at:
919-515-7222 or e-mail your questions to email@example.com.