From preparing the Power T outline on Shields-Watkins Field to making the Ayres Hall chimes play the Today show theme, the work of many Vol family members helped to make Wednesday’s world record-breaking event a Big Orange success.
Guinness World Record News
For two lucky UT students, Wednesday was doubly special: They helped the university set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the largest human letter and they each walked away with a $5,000 scholarship.
While the UT community is enjoying bragging rights for setting the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD yesterday for the largest human letter—a 4,223-person Power T—a few lucky students, faculty, and staff came away from yesterday’s event in Neyland Stadium with even more.
With more than 3,100 students, about 700 faculty, staff, and retirees, about 400 alumni, and one bluetick coonhound, UT this morning set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD title for the largest human letter. Volunteers stood together in Neyland Stadium to create a Power T that spanned 190 feet by 190 feet. NBC’s Today show viewers witnessed the feat, which was part of Rokerthon 3, weatherman Al Roker’s week-long trek to five universities to break world records.
NBC’s Today show and weatherman Al Roker will be here at 5:30 a.m. tomorrow as we attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the world’s largest human letter—an enormous Power T.
We want 4,000 members of the Volunteer family to help us build a Power T so large no will be able to beat it. There’s still time to sign up to join the fun. Is our plan ambitious? You better believe it!
UT’s attempt to gather 4,000 faculty, staff, students, and alumni in Neyland Stadium on March 29 to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter — a Power T — is the largest record-breaking attempt in Rokerthon 3.
Students are leading the charge to get at least 4,000 members of the Volunteer family to Neyland Stadium on Wednesday, March 29, to break the Guinness World Record for making the world’s largest human letter—an enormous Power T.
Make plans to join the Volunteer family in breaking the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter by forming an enormous Power T in Neyland Stadium on Wednesday, March 29.
As you are probably aware, the university has been chosen by NBC’s Today show to be part of Al Roker’s live broadcast from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 29.