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Tower Honors Staff & RecSports Champs

The May 7 Tower lighting honors national championships in quidditch (yes, really), powerlifting and rock climbing, as well as 2014 staff award winners.

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Today the UT Tower lighting celebrates three UT Recreational Sports team national champions:

Texas Quidditch (right) earned the title of World Cup Champions for the second year in a row on April 6.

Longhorn Powerlifting captured its second straight men’s national championship the weekend of April 11-13.

Texas Rock Climbing won its third straight national championship the weekend of April 18-19.

Texas Fight!

The orange Tower also recognizes President’s Staff Award Winners, including more than 800 employees with 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service with the university. Outstanding staff, supervisors and student employees are also honored.

[Photo credit: International Quidditch Association/Ben Holland]