On Sept. 11, members of the Wake Forest, Winston-Salem State University and Salem College communities joined with local first responders and others to climb 2, 997 stairs at BB&T Field in remembrance 9/11 and those who died, were injured and suffered in other ways as a result of the attack.
Participants included a large number of people, including members of the Army ROTC and military science departments at Wake Forest, Winston-Salem State University and Salem College. Other students, as well as faculty and staff members, participated. Numerous first responders from the Winston-Salem community took part, including Winston-Salem Fire Department firefighters.
At 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 11, Wake Forest held a multi-faith moment of remembrance to honor the lives lost and pray for survivors who were greatly affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The program was sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain.