WVU Tech recognized its 2013 Alumni of the Year at Saturday’s homecoming activities during the basketball games in the Baisi Athletic Center. Barry Pearson, second from left, Class of 1996, the honoree from the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, shakes hands with Dr. Stephen Brown, who presented him. James Smith Jr., right, Class of 1986, the honoree from the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, shakes hands with his presenter, Dr. Z Torbica. The men were honored during a banquet on Friday, Oct. 25. The parade marshal, Tim O’Neal, Class of 1997, was also recognized on Saturday in between the games.