Incoming NC State University freshmen joined university leaders, current students and family members who preceded them at NC State at the Legacy Luncheon on Saturday, Aug. 13. Sponsored by the NC State Alumni Association, the luncheon featured a pinning ceremony for freshmen and a performance by the NC State Marching Band, the “Power Sound of the South.”
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