"This year's editors and Dr. Mabrouk proudly and respectfully dedicate the eighth edition of The Gold Star Journal to Cadet Thomas Rachelski. Called upon to serve his country in the midst of his senior year at The Citadel, Cadet Rachelski bravely and unquestioningly accepted his duty as a member of the Army National Guard....Tom, we have sorely missed your knowledge and leadership throughout the process of publishing this journal, and we only hope that our finished product meets your expectations."
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"Terrorism: Why has it been difficult to define, and what are its broader implications?" Michael R. Hudson, Class of 2004, Political Science.
"Andrew Marvell's 'A Dialogue between the Resolved Soul and Created Pleasure': A Poem of Hope", D. Ryan Pratt, Class of 2004, English.
"Britannic Americanism: Colonial Identity Within Eighteenth Century South Carolina", Garrison D. Groh, Class of 2004, Double Major in History and Spanish.
"The Blue Cone/Green Rod Rhodospin Promoter Region and the Deletion of the Section Within", Ryan E. Head and John G. Speck, Class of 2004 and 2005, respectively, Biology.
- "Henry V: The Dependency of his High Reputation upon His Early Death", Scott M. Somerset, Class of 2005, Business Adminstration.
Special Merit Award Recipient 2005,
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Case District III Advancement Awards Program
Entry included the 2004, 2003, and 2002 editions of The Gold Star Journal