“Class Dismissed” … Jubilation for ‘16Photo by Eric S. Bartelt/PV
Nine hundred and fifty-three members of the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2016 toss their hats skyward at the command of “Class Dismissed” at the Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony May 21 at Michie Stadium. The graduating class represented approximately 78 percent of the cadets who entered West Point July 2, 2012 on Reception Day. Among the class numbers include 11 international cadets, 25 combat veterans and 151 women. Of the many highlights of the day included graduation speaker, Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States, talking to the graduating class on the importance of their roles in the military in vast capacities at a young age. Read More
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Glenn, Minato earn prestigious AAA AwardsSecond Lt. Jesse Glenn is all smiles May 21 after the Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony at Michie Stadium. The day before graduation, Glenn received the Army Athletic Association Award for a stellar gymnastics career that included nine ECAC individual titles during his career, including championships in all-around and high bar disciplines during his sophomore, junior and senior years. He added a floor exercise title as a senior and took home individual titles in vault and parallel bars during his junior campaign. Photo by Mady Salvani/Army Athletic Communications
Army West Point star gymnast Jesse Glenn and record-setting women’s basketball player Kelsey Minato were honored with the U.S. Military Academy’s highest athletic honor May 20 as they were presented with the Army Athletic Association Award at the Awards Convocation in Eisenhower Hall.
The trophy is awarded annually to the male and female cadet-athletes who display the “most valuable service to intercollegiate athletics during a career as a cadet.”
This year marks the 112th anniversary of the AAA Award, which was first presented to football’s Horatio Hackett in 1904.
Glenn becomes the fourth gymnast to garner the award, and the first to do so since Kip Webber was named the AAA Award winner in 2014. Minato is the 11th women’s basketball player, and the first since Erin Anthony in 2011. Read More
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