Meet and Greet with Rocket Boy Homer Hickam
November 11, 2021
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Holtzman Alumni Center

Join us for an evening with alumnus Homer Hickam ‘64, hosted by the New River Valley Hokies. Hickam is a former NASA engineer and the best-selling author of the memoir Rocket Boys, which was adapted into the popular blockbuster movie October Sky.

Beginning with a program at 6:30 PM at the Holtzman Alumni Center, Hickam will share highlights from his newest book, Don’t Blow Yourself Up; a reception and book signing will follow. Registration is $10 and includes a gift to the Skipper Fund.

We have provided an option to make an additional gift at checkout for those who would like to contribute. All additional gifts will benefit the New River Valley Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund.

Online registration is now closed. Please contact Ginny Ritenour at if you are interested in attending.