August 17, 2011

VA Tech Class Ring Returned to Owner After Writghtsville Beach Discovery

The Washington Post
By John Kelly

August 16
, 2011

In late June,
Brian Neumann, a 22-year-old from Bethesda, was throwing a football in the surf at Wrightsville Beach, N.C., when he watched in horror as his Virginia Tech class ring slipped from his finger and tumbled into the Atlantic...

Then a month later, he got an e-mail from Shirley Fleet. Shirley works in Tech’s alumni office. A woman named Judy Mullins had stepped on a class ring in the surf. Her father-in-law, Bill Mullins, brought it along to Blacksburg, Va., on a business trip.

“I just couldn’t believe it,” Brian said. “I still hadn’t told my mother, who bought me the ring...”

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