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Citadel News Service

For Release
April 27,  2005

Cadets honored for contributions to campus life,
outstanding leadership and academic success

           The annual Cadet Activities Awards ceremony took place on Thursday, April 21 to recognize cadets for leadership, academic standing and contributions to cadet life at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina.

THE MAJOR WILLIAM MARKS HUTSON AWARD
           This award is presented annually to a rising first class (junior) cadet selected for outstanding leadership ability, academic standing, and devotion to duty. The recipient of the Major William Marks Hutson Award is Cadet Frederick Ogden Nash.

THE R. B. PITTS III MEMORIAL AWARD
           This award is given in memory of Cadet Reuben Burton Pitts III, Class of 1963, to the second class (junior) cadet who is selected by classmates as showing the greatest concern for the well-being of others. The recipient of The R.B. Pitts III Memorial Award is Cadet Tyler Campbell Gibbs.

THE WILLIAM G. WILLARD, JR. AWARD
           This award is presented to the second class cadet selected during second semester by the senior cadet leadership, which includes the regimental commander, the executive officer, and the four battalion commanders, for exemplifying the qualities of integrity, devotion to duty, and service to The Citadel. The recipient of the William G. Willard, Jr. Award is Cadet Matthew Gerard Bartomeo.

THE LIEUTENANT COLONEL LEIGH ARNOLD HOCHREICH MEMORIAL AWARD
           This award is presented to a first class cadet based on manliness, patriotism, love of fellow man, loyalty, humor, and dedication to The Citadel. The recipient of the Lieutenant Colonel Leigh Arnold Hochreich Memorial Award is Cadet Christopher Joseph Nastal.

THE SCOTTISH-AMERICAN MILITARY SOCIETY AWARD
           This award is presented annually to the first class cadet who has demonstrated outstanding qualities of leadership and citizenship, excelled in history and military science, and has served in THE CITADEL PIPE BAND. The recipient of the Scottish-American Military Society Award is
Cadet Joshua Michael Collins.

THE CARLISLE NORWOOD HASTIE AWARD
           This award is presented annually to the graduating first class cadet who is selected by classmates as showing the greatest concern for the well being of other cadets. The recipient of the Carlisle Norwood Hastie Award is Cadet Daniel James Clinebelle.

THE COLONEL JOSEPH E. PERKINS HONOR COMMITTEE AWARD
           This award is presented to a member of the Honor Committee in recognition of invaluable service to the Corps of Cadets by upholding and promoting the high ideals of The Citadel Honor System. The recipient of the Colonel Joseph E. Perkins Honor Committee Award is Cadet Benjamin Joshua Hand.

THE MARK W. CLARK HONOR COMMITTEE AWARD FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE
           This award is presented to the member of The Honor Committee judged to have made the greatest contribution to the Honor System throughout the school year.The recipient of the Mark W. Clark Honor Committee Award for Exemplary Service is Cadet Roberts Vaux, Jr.

THE INTRAMURAL ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD
           This award is presented to the cadet who, in the opinion of the company athletic officers, company athletic sergeants, and the Director of Intramurals, has proven to be the most outstanding intramural athlete. The recipient of the Intramural Athlete of the Year Award is Cadet Daniel Hampton Jordan II.

THE ATHLETIC OFFICER OF THE YEAR AWARD
           This is presented to the athletic officer who, in the opinion of his fellow athletic officers, the Regimental Athletic Officer, and the Director of Intramurals, has made the greatest contribution to the intramural program. The recipient of the Athletic Officer of the Year Award is Cadet Daniel Hampton Jordan II.

THE INTRAMURAL REFEREE OF THE YEAR AWARD
           This award is presented to the cadet, who in the opinion of the company athletic officers, athletic sergeants, and the Director of Intramurals, has proven to be the most outstanding referee.
The recipient of the Intramural Referee of the Year Award is Cadet Joshua Matthew Rhodes.

THE "TUG" WATTS COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
           This award is presented by the Commandant's Department in honor of C.E. "Tug" Watts, Jr., The Citadel, class of 1932, for exemplary community service. The recipient of the "Tug" Watts Community Service Award is Cadet Chad Anthony Buckel.

THE HENRY J. TAYLOR CUP
           This award is presented annually to the member of The Brigadier newspaper staff who has demonstrated the greatest journalistic improvement during the current school year. The recipient of the Henry J. Taylor Cup is Cadet Russell Campbell Kaufmann.

THE POST AND COURIER AWARDS
           These awards are given by The Post and Courier for outstanding student work on The Brigadier student newspaper. The recipients of The Post and Courier Awards are:

  • Best News Story: Cadet Shandou Li
  • Best Editorial: Cadet Daniel James Clinebell
  • Best Sports Story: Cadet Justin Ray Huddleston
  • Best Features Story: Cadet Richard Brock Lewis

The D.S. McALISTER CADET ACTIVITIES AWARD
           The D.S. McAlister Cadet Activities Award is presented annually to the first class cadet who has made the greatest contribution to the Department of Cadet Activities. The recipient of the D.S. McAlister Cadet Activities Award is Cadet Brittney Jennifer Guerry.


 

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