The Citadel Class of 2016 graduates recognized for leadership and achievements
On May 5, 2016, many leaders of the South Carolina Corp of Cadets were recognized for excellence in areas of academics, leadership, and service at the 2016 Awards Convocation. Congratulations to the Citadel Honors Program students who were honored.
Lt. Colin Graham - political science. Commissioned in U.S. Marine Corps
-The Wade Hampton Saber
Awarded annually by the South Carolina division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, to the cadet who is outstanding in leadership and who makes the greatest contribution to The Citadel while a cadet.
Cadet Dylan Green - physics major. Going to Clemson University for a Ph.D. in atomic, molecular and optical physics. From Greenville, South Carolina.
-The Colonel Floyd W. Brown Memorial Award
Presented to senior cadet who contributed to the success of cadet life and exhibits highest degree in customs and courtesies of a cadet, citizen and solders.
Lt. John Hope - 3.96, political science and German. Commissioning in the United States Army
-South Carolina Society of The Order of Founders and Patriots Award
Given to the cadet who has best shown, through his or her superior historical scholarship, an exceptional understanding of and a respect for our founding forefathers and revolutionary patriots and their sacrifices as well as those who have defended our nation since that time.
Cadet Austen Lee – 4.0, business. Commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army
-The David Shingler Spell Second Honor Graduate Award
Presented to the cadet graduate who has earned the second highest cumulative grade point ratio based on all courses taken at The Citadel
Lt. Kane McManus - U.S. Air Force pilot training school; from Charleston, South Carolina
-American Legion College Award: Presented to a senior cadet(s) who has demonstrated qualities of military leadership, discipline, and citizenship through service to others, dedication to values, and honor to self and country.
James McManus - 3.9, Education with a Fine Art minor. Representing the United States of America as a Fulbright Fellow teaching in Norway
-The Cadet Medal of Merit
Presented by the Adjutant General of South Carolina to an outstanding senior who exemplifies the traits of leadership, scholastic achievement, conduct and participation in cadet and college activities.
Cadet Luis Parrado - Honors Program, 4.0, political science with pre-law concentration. Will enter The London Parliamentary Fellows Program with goal of becoming a federal prosecutor.
-Association of Military Colleges and Schools of The United States President’s Award
Presented annually to a graduating member of the Corps of Cadets who exemplifies the finest traditions of The Citadel and best represents the end result of its mission.
Cadet John Raad - 3.8, business administration, supply chain management concentration
-Lieutenant Colonel Leigh Arnold Hochreich Memorial Award
Given annually to a first class cadet who best displays strong character, love of fellow man, patriotism, loyalty, and devotion to The Citadel.
Cadet Matthew Scalise - First Honor Graduate, 4.0, biology with pre-med concentration. will present a research paper to the National Conference of the American Society of Microbiology in Boston, examining a more efficient and cost-effective way to conduct water quality testing. Will enter the University of South Carolina School Of Medicine in Greenville. From Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
-The David Shingler Spell First Honor Graduate Award
Presented to the cadet graduate who has earned the highest cumulative grade point average based on all courses taken at The Citadel.
-The William Porcher Dubose Award
Presented annually by the General Organization of the United Daughters of the Confederacy to the First Honor Graduate in memory of Cadet Dubose, who was a citizen soldier, First Honor Graduate and ranking cadet of the Class of 1855.
-School of Science and Mathematics Outstanding Student Award
Created to recognize superior academic achievement by an undergraduate student majoring in one of the school’s disciplines.
-Doctor Francis Eugene Zemp Award
Presented to the senior cadet in the field of pre-med with the highest academic average.
-The SC American Society for Biology Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation for Microbiology
-The Citadel School of Science and Mathematics Outstanding Undergraduate Award
Gunnery Sergeant Michael Sickles - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
-The Office of Military&Veteran Affairs Academic Excellence in Leadership Award
Given to the excellent veteran student that has demonstrated both academic excellence and leadership while at The Citadel.
America’s newly commissioned officers from The Citadel Class of 2016
United States Air Force
Andrew McMahan Knoxville TN Business Administration
Kane McManus Sagamore Beach MA Civil Engineering
United States Marine Corps
Colin Graham Toms River NJ Political Science
Michael Sickles Goose Creek SC Business Administration
United States Army
Jennifer Burch Myrtle Beach SC Criminal Justice
John Hope Moore SC Political Science
Austin Lee Rock Hill SC Business Administration
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