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Citadel News Service

Office of Public Affairs


April 15, 1999

The Citadel Announces Highest Ranking Cadets

          The Citadel has announced its highest ranking cadets for the 1999-2000 college year.

          Cadet Kenneth W. Bath of James Island, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford W. Bath Jr., was named regimental commander—the highest ranking cadet of the 1700-member Corps of Cadets. He will hold the rank of cadet colonel. Majoring in education with a specialty in history, Bath has been on the Dean’s List and awarded Gold Stars for academic excellence. He was on the Ranger Challenge Team and the moderator for the Westminster Fellowship Group for two years. He is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, the history honors society; and he has recently been awarded the Major Mark Hudson Award for outstanding second classman and the Reserve Officer Association Award.

          Holding the second highest senior rank of lieutenant colonel are: Cadet John T. Canty of Spartanburg, S.C., who was named regimental executive officer; Cadet Joseph E. Wells of Holly Hill, S.C., who was named first battalion commander; Cadet Shawn C. Tobias of Virginia Beach, Va., who was named second battalion commander; Cadet Shay B. Lingerfelt of Hickory, N.C., who was named third battalion commander; and Cadet Christopher-Jordan G. Cook of Duluth, Ga., who was named fourth battalion commander.


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