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Top ROTC Physics Cadets Honord for Leadership and Excellence

Annually, the departments nominate their finest cadets and active duty students for awards. This year’s award recipients were honored on Thursday, March 29 in McAlister Field House.

The Physics majors honored in 2018 are:

  • American Legion Scholastic Excellence Award - The American Legion Scholastic Excellence Award is presented to Army, Marine, Navy and Air Force cadets who have demonstrated scholastic excellence.
    • Army: Timothy Behnke
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Award - The Daughters of the American Revolution Award is presented to one outstanding cadet from each ROTC unit who demonstrates the qualities of dependability and good character, leadership ability and a fundamental and patriotic understanding of the importance of ROTC training.
    • Air Force: Jared Turnage
  • Society of the War of 1812 Award - The Society of the War of 1812 Award is presented to cadets in the 3rd class who have done the most to demonstrate and encourage the ideals of Americanism by both deed and conduct.
    • Air Force: James Quimby
  • Navy League Honors Award - The Navy League Honors Award is presented to the top academic performers of the personnel within the Enlisted Commissioning Programs of the Navy ROTC department.
    • Navy: Alexander Nagel
  • Reserve Officers Association of the United States Award - The Reserve Officers Association Award is presented to cadets who have demonstrated outstanding competence in the arts and sciences of national defense.
    • Navy: Alexander Nagel
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