The following designations and promotions for the 2016-17 school year were announced May 20 via Special Orders No. 61 and 62.
First Lieutenant Gregory Prinster
Battalion Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major Gabriel Elizondo
Battalion Executive Officer
Second Lieutenant Alejandro Gastelum
Bravo Company Commander
Staff Sergeant Hector Villanueva
Charlie Company Commander
Staff Sergeant Bayar-Erdene Oldokhbayar
Delta Company Commander
Staff Sergeant Zenghui Zhang
Band Company Commander
Staff Sergeant Robert Shields
Sergeant Francisco Fletes
The final all-school assembly of the 2015-16 school year was held May 19 in the Memorial Chapel.
Emran Babak received the Douglas MacArthur Medal for displaying “exceptionally meritorious leadership and demonstrated duty performance as the Battalion Commander.”
Having successfully piloted a solo flight, Mauro Garza received his wings from Academy President Charles McGeorge.
Styles Fountain received the McDonough Trophy and John Curley received the Elmer E. Bohm ’13 Memorial Award, which is given “to the graduating athlete who as attained the highest scholastic average during his senior year.”
Delta Phi Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America state competitors were recognized for their performance April 25 at the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in Springfield, MO. Afterward, sophomore FBLA competitor Francisco Fletes presented the speech which won him second place in the Public Speaking I category.
Teacher of the Month Awards were presented to LT Sean Peters and CPT Steven Manning; Student of the Month Awards were given to Derek Nguyen and Garrett Stafford
SFC John Biddle and 1SG Randal Jacobson received the Presidential Gold Star for their leadership during the Formal Inspection process. Several sports awards were also presented to members of the lacrosse and tennis teams.
Most Improved Tennis Player: Robert Shields
Ming-Lee Lowe ‘88 Award for Most Valuable Tennis Player: Alejandro Gastelum
Junior Varsity Tennis Lettermen
Varsity Tennis Lettermen
Brennan Morand (Team Captain)
Most Valuable Player: Cody Allen
Offensive Player of the Year: Sean Fitzgerald
Defensive Player of the Year: Emiliano Gonzalez
Best Middle School Player: Nehemiah Simmons
Colonel Award: Griffin Gilman