By:  Janeen Garpow 

(Milledgeville, GA) November 9, 2015 -

Georgia Military College offers a unique combination of academic, military and character education to students at the levels of sixth grade through the second year of college.  Those who began Georgia Military College for the first time this fall were officially welcomed into the Regiment, during the President’s Parade, Friday, November 6, 2:30 PM, on Grant Parade.  GMC crests were pinned onto the new cadets’ uniforms by a family member or close friend signifying they were officially members of the 137th Corps of Cadets.  The President’s Parade guest speaker was State Representative Earl Ehrhart (District 36).  

The Distinguished Order of the Servant Leader Award recognizes character excellence for those members of the GMC family who have volunteered at least 100 hours of community service in one year.  The award consists of a medal and a certificate signed by the President.  The following members of the GMC family were recognized:  Alex Bradley, Jamond Butts, Owen Caldwell, Jack Harris, Brigid Lowery, Mya Milner, Ethan Tolentino, Christopher Trussell, Justin Wallace, Sarah Wilson, Malik Bradley, Alex Garvin, and James Bell.

The second award of the medal is with one Oak Leaf Cluster and represents at least 200 hours of community service.  We congratulate Audrey Harris and Frankend Ababio.

The fifth award of the medal is with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters and represents at least 500 hours of community service.  We congratulate Austin Wilkes.

The Distinguished Order of the Servant Leader Award with five Oak Leaf Clusters recognizes character excellence for those members of the GMC family who have volunteered at least 600 hours of community service.  Congratulations to Jacob Marshall.

 

The Georgia Military College FIT TO LEAD medal recognizes Junior College cadets who have scored the maximum number of points on the Army’s Physical Fitness Test. These Cadets were tested in sit-ups, push-ups and a two mile run.  Each of them achieved their maximum score for their age and gender.   Each of them have exhibited incredible dedication and commitment to physical training to attain these scores. The following cadets were recognized:  Frankend Ababio, Sierra Brower, Nathan Crutchfield, Philip Friedrich, Nigel Isaac, Jessie Negri, and Chris Shields.

View photos from the parade here: https://gmcpr.smugmug.com/20152016/Presidents-Parade-110715/.