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Circa Date

2021-10-12

Description

A color photograph showing the plaque for the Rachel Rollings Memorial Garden. The University Field House can be seen in the background behind the garden wall. [plaque inscription] Rachel's Garden. Rachel's Garden is dedicated in loving memory of Rachel Erin Rollings, a student at Texas A&M University-Commerce who was killed in an automobile accident on August 6, 2006. Rachel, aged 22, was a member of the Sigma Zeta Chapter of the Chi Omega Fraternity, where she served as New Member Educator and was a Resident Assistant for the house. Rachel was a lifeguard at the Ja-Lu Municipal Swimming Pool in Greenville and the Morris Recreation Center. The memorial is also in memory of Britney Lipsey, who was killed as a result of the same automobile accident. Britney, aged 20, was head lifeguard at the Ja-Lu Municipal Swimming Pool in Greenville and gave swimming lessons at the Morris Recreation Center. The bronze sculpture of a lioness leading and teaching her cubs is in honor of Rachel's goal to become a teacher. We Are All Part Of The Pride.

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Image

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Department

Special Collections and University Archives

Identifier

2008-017-21A_F001_009

Subject

Memorials;

Keywords

campus landmarks; campus buildings; Texas A&M University-Commerce; TAMUC; campus athletic facilities; Rachel Rollings Memorial Garden; University Field House; lion statues

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