University of Iowa News Release
May 30, 2003
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is from a hometown in your newspaper's circulation area.
UI Army ROTC Honors Cadets
The University of Iowa Army ROTC, Mighty Hawkeye Battalion, recently honored
seven cadets during its annual Dining Out awards banquet held at the Iowa
The Dining Out activity is a military banquet in which the battalion presents
awards to outstanding cadets and recognizes seniors graduating and commissioning
into the Army Officer Corps.
The award recipients, listed by hometown, are:
Casey Schroeder, of Cedar Falls, who just completed his sophomore year, received
the Department of the Army Superior Cadet Award, presented to the outstanding
cadet in each year of military science.
Aaron J. Fredenburg, of Davenport, a spring 2003 graduate, received the Reserve
Officer's Association Award, recognizing an outstanding cadet in each military
science class. Second Lieutenant Fredenburg was commissioned into the infantry
on May 17th and served the Hawkeye Battalion as the Cadet Operations Officer
during the spring semester. He is currently working for the UI ROTC department
as a Goldbar Recruiter.
Tanner Morris, of Keosauqua, a senior who will graduate and receive his commission
as a Military Police Officer in December, received the American Veterans
(AMVETS) Award, presented to a Military Science Fourth Year student for
diligence in the discharge of duties and willingness to serve.
Natalie Tuetken, of Manchester, a sophomore and four-year scholarship student
received the Clifford J. Stubbs ROTC Award, honoring the late Mr. Stubbs
and presented annually to an outstanding nursing cadet. Mr. Stubbs and
his wife are UI graduates and veterans of several foreign wars. Mrs. Stubbs
served as a lieutenant in the Nurse Corps during World War II.
Angela Gray, of Maquoketa, a spring 2003 graduate, was recognized by the
Daughters of the American Revolution with an award presented to the cadet
who has earned the distinction of being in the top 25 percent of his or
her Military Science Fourth Year class and who best exemplifies the patriotic
spirit of ROTC.
Juan M Garcia, of Chicago, a four-year scholarship student majoring in engineering,
received the Daughters of the American Colonists Award recognizing the
cadet who best displays patriotism while achieving high academic standards.
Francis DeRosa, of Lincolnwood, who just completed his freshman year, was
recognized by the American Legion for Scholarship Excellence. The American
Legion recognizes those cadets in the top 25 percent of their military
science class and who also rank in the top 10 percent of both military
science and their academic departments.
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