Palmetto Battery, Lima honored for academic achievements
Palmetto Battery and Lima Company took top academic honors during the Sept. 24 military dress parade at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina.
Palmetto Battery received two awards for outstanding academic achievement.
The Summerall Cup, the first award, is given annually the cadet company that achieves the highest overall academic standing. The second award was the Pearlstine Award, which is presented annually to the company that achieves the highest freshman grade point ratio.
awards represent academic
both awards from Provost Donald Steven and Billy Mills, president of The
The Murray D. Bonnoitt award is presented annually in honor of Murray D. Bonnoitt, Class of 1962 and a past president of the alumni association, to the cadet company with the highest freshman class retention rate for the previous school year.
year the Bonnoitt award went to Lima Company. Accepting the award for
Lima Company was company commander Cadet Capt. Boyd Pritchard.
Photos by Citadel Photography intern Cadet Zach Dunlap.