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Class of 1974 Presents 50th Reunion Gift

Maj. Gen. Cedric Wins '85 stands with members of the Class of 1974, who are holding a ceremonial check to VMI, totaling $8,891,974

The Class of 1974 presented its 50th Reunion gift of $8,891,974 to the Institute during the reunion parade April 27, 2024. Pictured are (from left) Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85, superintendent; Chip Beaman ’74, class president; Lane Toomey ’74, Campaign Committee chair; Gary Trinkle ’74, Attendance Committee chair; Snookie Parker ’74, Reunion Committee chair and class agent; Cadet Joshua Vissicchio ’25, recipient of the Class of 1974 Scholarship; and David Prasnicki, VMI Alumni Agencies chief executive officer.

“With the goal of enjoying the company of as many brother rats as possible and building the best possible gift, the Class of 1974 50th Reunion Committee should feel buoyed by their success,” said Meade B. King ’85, VMI Foundation chief operating officer and Alumni Agencies director of advancement. “From those of us on staff privileged to work with them, we offer our unanimous and heartfelt congratulations and thanks.”