CBU Rotc Cadets Honored At Inland Empire Award Ceremony
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (May 4, 2016) – Cadets from the California Baptist University ROTC received recognition at the Golden Lions Battalion (GLB) awards on April 26, including two honored with the Superior Cadet Award (SCA).
Military Science students Michael Doss ('17) and Sheraya Bentick ('18) were awarded the military science II and III SCA awards, respectively. The awards were given on behalf of GLB, which is comprised of 15 universities and colleges in the Inland Empire that can have up to 280 students participating in ROTC during the year. The awards reflect the top cadets in their respective ROTC units.
Additional CBU awards included Shannon Garcia, winning The Daughters of the American Revolution award and Caleb Fink, landing the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the Unites States award. Both of these awards are given to a recipient in the respective category that demonstrates a record of military and scholastic achievement.
"I'm proud of the quality of cadets we have at CBU," said Capt. William Brookshire, assistant professor of military science. "We have a bunch of great kids doing awesome things."
Dr. Charles Sands, provost and vice president for academic affairs, was present at the ROTC awards to hand out CBU's President Awards that went to military science students that demonstrated excellence in the classroom and in ROTC activities. The winners were cadets Suthisak Vejsawan, Bryanna Mora, Kendall Morris and Kevin Grebbien. A total of $1,000 in scholarship funds was distributed to the winners.
"Overall our students are doing well academically and physically and are demonstrating the quality of traits needed to become future Army leaders," Brookshire said.