On January 23rd, a number of MVCS superlatives were recognized at a squadron meeting. Two CyberPatriot teams were recognized.
The MVCS drill team was presented with the National Cadet Competition Ribbon.
Three cadets were presented the Academic Cord, C/Capt Nicholas Johnson, C/MSgt Alexander Johnson, C/SSgt Madeline Johnson. Per NATCAP Supplement 1 to CAPR 39-3, “Cadets earning a GPA of 3.5 to 3.9 (or equivalent) will wear a blue and white shoulder cord. Cadets earning a 4.0 GPA or above (or equivalent) will wear a blue and silver shoulder cord.”
In addition to the above, the following achievements and awards were presented:
C/CMSgt Gabriel Abbe (not pictured) received the Neil A. Armstrong Achievement, the fifth achievement in Phase II, “the leadership phase.”
C/SSgt Madeline Johnson was presented with the Wright Brothers Award for successfully completing all Phase I requirements. Phase I is dubbed, “the learning phase,” upon completion of which cadets move on to Phase II, “the leadership phase.”
C/A1C Marcus Wilson and C/A1C Thad Smith earned the Hap Arnold Achievement. This is the second of four achievements in Phase I, “the learning phase.”
Cadet Matthew Cox received the Curry Achievement, the first achievement in Phase I.
C/Capt James Hildebrand received the Cadet Recruiter Ribbon. The Recruiter Ribbon is awarded by the unit commander to cadets and senior members in recognition of outstanding efforts to recruit new members for CAP. It is awarded to cadets who recruit two new qualified cadets or senior members for CAP.