Texas Tech University

Raider Reds to Reveal Identities at Passing of the Guns Ceremony

K'Leigh Sims

April 19, 2016

Two students will end their roles as the university’s mascot and will transfer their roles to new students for 2016-17.

WHAT: Passing of the Guns

WHEN: 3 p.m. Friday (April 22)  

WHERE: McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center, Texas Tech campus, 17th Street and University Avenue

EVENT: Two students who have served as Raider Red during the 2015-16 academic year will be revealed as they pass the mascot's guns to new students who will serve as Raider Red for the upcoming academic year.

For more information about Texas Tech's mascots, visit the Spirit Program website.

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CONTACT:  Stephanie Rhode, director, Spirit Program, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-5433 or stephanie.rhode@ttu.edu