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Written by Chad Elrod
You do not have to fight the crowds this holiday season because the Texas Tech Alumni Association has many different gift ideas for your friends and family. All proceeds go towards the Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
The Official Texas Tech Class Ring
The Official Texas Tech Class Ring would make a great gift for any graduate of Texas Tech. The Official Texas Tech Class Ring is a tradition that has been brought back from the 1950s. This ring evokes special memories of the occasions and traditions of Texas Tech: the “Fight Song” sung at the stadium with the Masked Rider going hell-bent for leather along the sidelines, Raider Red giving fans the “Guns Up” and firing his shotguns and the unforgettable images created during the Carol of Lights where the red, white and orange holiday lights cast their spell over the campus. The ring is a symbolic, continuous link with classmates, friends and generations of alumni.
To order an official class ring, visit www.TexasTechRing.org or contact the Texas Tech Alumni Association at (806) 742-3641.
Texas Tech Merchandise
The Texas Tech Alumni Association also offers a wide variety of clothing, gifts and merchandise for Red Raider fans of all ages through the Tech Traditions Gift Shop. To purchase your Texas Tech holiday gifts you can go by Tech Traditions housed in the Merket Alumni Center located at 17th and University or you can visit them online at www.TechTraditions.net.
Courtyard bricks, bronze pavers, stone walkway markers, stone parkway benches, and cornerstone markers.
You walked through the Texas Tech campus every day. Going to class, meeting new people and gaining new friends along the way. Undoubtedly, it made a lasting impression on your life and perhaps your loved one as well.
So on this holiday season, give that special someone in your life a permanent gift with a personalized courtyard brick, bronze paver, stone walkway marker, stone parkway bench or a cornerstone marker.
These permanent markers may be inscribed with your name or they may be purchased in honor of your child's or relative's graduation, as a memorial to a friend or to recognize others.
For more information or to schedule an appointment to view the Alumni Association facilities, contact the Alumni Association at (806) 742-3641.
The Texas Tech Coffee Table Book
Strive for Honor
The “Strive for Honor” coffee-table book is an amazing keepsake that is sure to bring a smile to any Red Raider this holiday season.
This beautiful leather bound book makes the perfect addition to your home or office and will provide hours of enjoyment as you flip through the pages of beautiful photography and memorable stories.
This gift not only will serve as a great conversation piece for years to come but will insure amazing memories of Tech will live forever.
“Strive for Honor” is available in hardbound and the Deluxe Limited-Edition Leather-Bound Collector’s Edition.
Currently the Collector’s Edition, regularly valued at more than $200, is being offered for a one-time price of $125.
Call toll-free (866) 923-8618 for pricing, information, and promotional discounts or order online now.
The 2008 Official Texas Tech Ornament
The 2008 Official Texas Tech Ornament is finished in 24-carat gold and represents the "Guns Up" salute of our university.
Each year a new ornament is available so that Texas Tech supporters can collect the entire set. You can order ornaments from 1997 through the current year.
Order the 2008 Official Texas Tech Ornament online at: https://appserv.itts.ttu.edu/ttuornaments/.
If you need more information on ornaments, please contact Cathy Kay, director of presidential events at (806) 742-2121.