Centre College graduates are commissioned as military officers
DANVILLE, KY - Five members of the 2000 graduating class at Centre College have been commissioned as military officers as a result of participating in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program.
Heath Holt of Greenville, James Inman of Lexington and Brian McAllister of Indianapolis were commissioned in the U. S. Army. Taylor Ferrell of Lexington and Beth O'Connor of Parker, Colo., were commissioned in the U.S. Air Force. Additionally, Inman received the Marshall Award as top cadet in the Army ROTC program at the University of Kentucky this year. The five completed ROTC as part of a cooperative program between Centre and U.K.
The five completed ROTC as part of a cooperative program between Centre and the ROTC program at the University of Kentucky. An agreement between Centre and UK makes it possible for students to be enrolled full time at Centre while taking military science classes and ROTC drills at the university.
The program coordinator at Centre is Clarence Wyatt, associate professor of history.
ROTC participants may receive a substantial scholarship, funded by the U.S. armed forces and applied toward college tuition costs. The armed forces also provide a stipend for textbooks and other expenses. Centre additionally gives each of its ROTC students a scholarship covering all costs of room and board at the College
Students must apply and compete for ROTC scholarships. Participation in ROTC is open to men and women.
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Public information coordinator: Patsi Barnes Trollinger