2nd Quarter Rope Ceremony

Rope Ceremony

Yesterday was the Prep Schools Third Rope Ceremony this year, Cadet Candidates who have reached military excellence by achieving the highest scores in military training, athletics and academics were awarded Ropes. 

The Ropes awarded during this ceremony were.

Dean’s Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
    The Dean's Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad: C/C Ben Bollinger, C/C Mia Chabanne, C/C Maria Gasparovich, C/C Michele Nguyen and C/C Julio Rosales.

Bravo Squad: C/C Christian Barrette, C/C John Guthrie, C/C Rachel Jung, C/C Mario Kastl, C/C Apiluck Kongsomboonvech, C/C Sarah Leslie, C/C Charles Stevens and C/C Nathan Thompson.

Charlie Squad: C/C Bryan Agustin, C/C Alexander Balassi, C/C Anthony DeCesare, C/C Jordan Jackson, C/C Akshay Kumar, C/C Erin Leslie, C/C Connor McCormick, C/C Callan Medeiros, C/C Alexander Nichols, C/C Alex Pham, C/C Brianna Roberson, C/C Gregory Robinson, C/C Isaiah Sampson, C/C Rishe Seenath, C/C Jeffrey Silvin, C/C Franklin Valentin and C/C Keaton VanSoelen.

Commandant's "Military" Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve a Military Performance Average (MPA) in the top 10% of the Squadron.
    The Military Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad: C/C Robert Browne, C/C Pamela Butanda, C/C Derrick Dye, C/C Alexander Ferry and C/C Omena Mushale.

Bravo Squad: C/C Joshua Bayer, C/C Randy Faulk and C/C Allison McGrath.

Charlie Squad: C/C Kiana Brantley, C/C Adda Lantigua, C/C Natalie Sieber and C/C Tyler Stewart.

Athletic Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve a Performance Fitness Test (PFT) score in the top 10% of the scores from the Fall 1 test.
    The Athletic Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad: C/C Andrew Grove (AC, M), C/C Durkin Ross (AC, M) and C/C Griffin Smith (AC, ATH).

Bravo Squad: C/C Kole Cerjan (AC, M), C/C Jonathan Imperial (AC, M), C/C Jamie Moul (AC, ATH), C/C Vernon Nazareno (M, ATH), C/C Adrian Robinson (AC, ATH) and C/C Fuh Tsai (AC, M).

Charlie Squad: C/C Adeola Adeboyejo (AC, M), C/C Cameron Conrad (AC, M), C/C Brea Griddine (AC, M) and C/C Sokhalita Mam (AC, M).

Vice Commander’s Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve outstanding performance in two of the three mission elements.
    The Vice Commander's Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad: C/C Adeola Adekunle (A/M), C/C Pamela Butanda (A/M), C/C Jeremy Leondires (AC/A), C/C Julio Rosales Jr. (AC/M), and C/C Matthew Vidican (AC/M).

Bravo Squad: C/C Adrian Robinson Jr. (AC/A), C/C Charles Stevens (AC/M), C/C Natahan Thompson (AC/M), and C/C Fuh Tsai (AC/M).

Charlie Squad: C/C Adeola Adeboyejo (AC/M), C/C Brea Griddine (AC/M), C/C Akshay Kumar (AC/M), C/C Sokhalita Mam (AC/M), C/C Callan Medeiros (AC/M), C/C Isaiah Sampson (AC/A), C/C Tyler Stewart (A/M), and C/C Keaton VanSoelen (AC/A).

Commander’s Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve outstanding performance in all three mission elements: academics, athletics, military training.
   The Commander's Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad:

Bravo Squad: C/C Timothy Burd

Charlie Squad:

With each Rope the C/C gets a privilege.

Rope holders (not on probation/restriction) in addition:
- Ropes: extra one weekday, one weekend & pers. bed linen.
- Vice-Comm rope: two weekday, additionally.
- Gold rope: Three weekday passes, additionally.

Recognition of Guidon Streamers - Awarded to the Top 3 Squadrons for the 1st quarter.

1. Charlie Squad - Alpha Flight
2. Charlie Squad - Charlie Flight
3. Alpha Squad - Bravo Flight


1. Charlie Squad - Alpha Flight
1. Charlie Squad - Charlie Flight
2. Bravo Squad - Alpha Flight
2. Alpha Squad - Bravo Flight

1 .Bravo Squad - Bravo Flight
2. Charlie Squad - Alpha Flight
3. Alpha Squad - Alpha Flight

The Squadron to receive the Character and Leadership ribbon was; Bravo Squad.


The top Squadron for the 2nd Quarter is: Charlie Squad!

And finally, several of the Preppies will be given the opportunity to Fly with one of the Prep Staff this semester!

Alpha Squad: C/C Griffin Smith

Bravo Squad: C/C Adrian Robinson

Charlie Squad: C/C Isaiah Thompson

To view the rest of the pictures from our coverage of the Rope Ceremony go to; Classes - Prep School - Military Training. Or click the link below.


2nd Quarter Rope Ceremony