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Military Affairs and Veterans Services Announces ROTC Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following Worcester State ROTC students for all their hard work, dedication and service:

Wingman Award:  Megan Mullane ’16 (Air Force)

Recognizes demonstrated exceptional selflessness, dedication, and commitment to the Air Force ROTC mission, and members of the Detachment 340 Cadet Wing

Sergeant York Award:  Conner Downie ‘15 (Army)

Recognizes the Cadet who has made a significant contribution to the battalion through unselfish giving of their time and effort

Society of the War of 1812 Award:  Andrew Fini ’16 (Army)

Recognizes an outstanding Sophomore Cadet who encourages and demonstrates the ideals of Americanism.  Cadet must rank in the top 20% of their academic class, and rank top 10% in military sciences classes, and encourage and demonstrate the ideals of Americanism by deed, conduct, or both 

Department of the Army Superior Cadet Award (Silver): Andrew Fini ’16 (Army)

Given annually to the outstanding ROTC Cadet within their class. Must be in the top 25% of ROTC and academic standing

Scottish Rite Award: Anthony Mantelli ’15 (Army)

Recognizes a Cadet who excels in their academic classes, demonstrates patriotism, shows potential for outstanding leadership, and exhibits dependability, good character, and self-discipline

Marine Corp League, Worcester Chapter Sword: Bryan Duffy ’14 (Navy)

Recognizes Devotion, Duty, and Service to the Marine Corp

 Military Order of the Purple Heart: Marine Staff Sergeant Jacob Macomber ’14 (Navy)

Recognizes Outstanding Leadership

Military Order of the World Wars: Emily Paiz ’15 (Navy)

Recognizes Academic Excellence Non-Technical Major, Junior Class

Submitted by Alan Jackson, director of Military Affairs/ Veterans Services