On Friday, Nov. 10, almost 100 employees and students gathered at the Carolina Club for the fourth annual Tar Heel Tribute to honor faculty, students, and staff at UNC-Chapel Hill who have served in the United States armed forces. The event was sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students and the Division of Workforce Strategy, Equity and Engagement.
The program began with the Posting of the Colors by UNC ROTC and the National Anthem performed by Cadet Luke Boehm. Then, retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant and UNC employee Dan Atkins led a presentation to honor POW/MIA veterans. Chancellor Carol L. Folt began her remarks by thanking veterans for their service and reiterating Carolina’s commitment to veterans. Felicia Washington, Vice Chancellor for Workforce Strategy, Equity and Engagement, added her welcome and thanks, and introduced student veteran Frankie Burgos.
Burgos’ remarks were followed by those from the keynote speaker, Derek B. Kemp, Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Safety and Risk Management and 26-year veteran of the U.S. Navy.View Event Photos