Students, staff, area first responders climb steps in remembrance of 9/11

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.

Photos of the event that began early in the morning are available here.  A video can be seen here.

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.