Alumni event raises $6,300 for scholarships

GolfersSeventy-nine golfers and 17 sponsors helped raise $6,300 for scholarships and alumni activities during the Eighth Annual CALS Alumni Organization Scramble for Scholars Golf Tournament at the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech on Oct. 12, 2012.

First place went to the team of Terry Swecker, Tanner Bateman, Robert Swain, and Bobby Swain.

Five teams representing college departments competed in the inaugural department team competition: agricultural and applied economics, crop and soil environmental sciences, crop and soil environmental sciences graduate students, entomology, and entomology graduate students.

The agricultural and applied economics team of Steve Blank, Jason Grant, Randy Flinchum, and Jonah Bowles took home the first-place prize.

Congratulations and thank you to all participants and sponsored teams! See team photos, sponsors, and other awards at