The 25 U.S. Air Force ROTC students and one Space Force student listed here have shown potential as officers, appreciation for military history, scholastic achievement devotion to community and compassion for peers. Their passion, patriotism and academic success have made them examples of Norwich excellence.
Bunnell Book Presentation is awarded by the North Country Uniformed Services Association to an outstanding sophomore cadet in each ROTC branch.
Cadet Rachel E. Deshaies
The Zybura Award goes to graduating seniors who possess a high sense of humor honor, an appreciation for military history, and a genuine compassion for other people. This award is given in memory of Henry Zybura who embodied all of these traits and shared his humor and friendship with others in the Norwich community.
Cadet Alexander K. Jacobik
Theodore L. Sodergren Commitment Award was instituted in memory of LT COL Theodore Sodergren (USAF) and presented to a graduating Air Force senior for his exemplary service and commitment to his fellow Air Force ROTC cadets. Awarded to a graduating Air Force senior who demonstrated selfless support for his Air Force classmates, the team player who exemplifies the wingman concept.
Cadet Hayley I. Zwickel
Bernard A. Schriever Award (AFCEA) is awarded to an upcoming junior or senior cadet/midshipman who is majoring in a scientific/technical field and demonstrates outstanding officer potential.
Cadet Matthew J. Macaluso
Air Force Association Award goes to a cadet who must possess characteristics contributing to leadership and future value in positions of responsibility such as: a positive attitude toward AFROTC and school, personal attributes, personal appearance, courtesy, and officer potential. Each cadet must rank in the upper 5 percent of the AS 300 class and rank in the upper 10 percent of their graduating class.
Cadet Matthew R. Pietryka
Scottish Rite Northern Jurisdiction Award goes to a cadet who ranks in the top 25 percent of his or her academic class and has demonstrated a potential for outstanding leadership by exhibiting qualities of dependability, good character, self-discipline, good citizenship, and patriotism.
Cadet Samuel J. Hubbard
Society of the War of 1812 goes to an outstanding AS 200 cadet who encourages and demonstrates the ideals of Americanism.
Cadet Henry R. Dennee
Military Order of the Purple Heart Award goes to a junior Air Force Cadet excelling academically and with exceptional leadership traits. Cadets must display a positive attitude toward AFROTC and country, hold a leadership position in the corps, and be active in school and community affairs.
Cadet Courtney J. Rogat
Brigadier General Elizabeth P. Hoisington Award goes to the top senior female cadets seeking a commission. BG Hoisington was the second woman and first Women’s Army Corps officer to be promoted to the rank of general officer in 1970.
Cadet Shaleigh S. Strange
American Legion Military Excellence Awards are awarded to freshman, sophomore junior and senior cadets in each branch who demonstrated general military excellence.
Cadet Jackson R. Stanley
Cadet Harrison J. Preston
Cadet Makayla G. Marrs
Cadet Michael A. White
American Legion Scholastic Excellence Awards are awarded to freshman, sophomore junior and senior cadets in each branch who demonstrated scholastic excellence.
Cadet Michael J. Kuehne
Cadet Daniel A. Kelton
Cadet Cole. A Rowell
Cadet Alayna K. Potter
The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Service Award is awarded to graduating seniors judged to have contributed outstanding service to Norwich University and the surrounding community.
Cadet Stephanie Ethier
Military Order of the World Wars Award is awarded for overall improvement in military and scholastic studies, presented in memory of COL Leroy Hersum, NU Class of 1921.
Cadet Joshua F. Benros
Cadet Nicholas A. Karavas
Cadet Emily Baylus
The USAA Spirit Award is awarded to the Cadet in each ROTC who best displays the traits and characteristics that embody the spirit of service to others.
Cadet Elvine Katanga
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is awarded to cadets who excelled in military science, aerospace studies, or naval science.
Cadet Blake A. Py
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Award is presented in recognition of graduating seniors in each branch who demonstrated patriotism and service to community.
Cadet Shaleigh Strange
Cadet Rebekah Howard
Sons of the American Revolution Award to a Cadet for a high degree of merit with respect to leadership qualities, soldierly bearing, and excellence.
U.S. Space Force: Cadet Vincent C. Maniscalshi
U.S. Air Force: Cadet Jacob W. Zawadski