Parent Review - April 2023

Goldwater Scholarships

  Cadets awarded Gold Water Scholarships

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation announced that Class of 2024 CDTs Justus Gabriel and Nathon Segovia, earned a Barry Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholarship is one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships that seeks to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this Nation’s next generation of research leaders in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Read more.

NSF Research Fellows

  NSF Research Fellows 2023

Congratulations to Class of 2023 CDTs Bryn Ellwein, Mitchell Miller, Christopher Sowinski, and Jacob Willis on their National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows selections! The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines pursuing research-based graduate degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. Read more.

Truman Scholar

  2023 Truman Scholar CDT Martayn Van de Wall ’24

Congratulations to CDT Martayn Van de Wall ’24 who is one of 62 Truman Scholars selected from 705 candidates nominated by 275 colleges and universities, a record number of applicants. He is a graduate of the Army’s Sapper Leader and Air Assault courses, a West Point Writing Fellow, and a Stamps Scholar. Read More.

We Remember

  Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC

Annually, the Department of History’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies travels with plebes to the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Recently, cadets attended the Joint Service Academies Mass Atrocity Prevention Symposium at the museum, where they shared original research on issues related to the Holocaust, genocide, and mass atrocity prevention with an audience of their peers. Read more in Cadet News.

Cadets Learn from the LGL at MITRE and Capital One

  Cadets Learn from the LGL at MITRE and Capital One

WPAOG is supporting a capstone team this year that will present their work on Projects Day in May. Members of the team took a trip to MITRE and Capital One to further explore analytics and systems engineering in application before finalizing their project. CDTs Jacob Sayers ’23, Victorea Sangvic ‘23, and Henry Jensen ‘23 had the opportunity to network with Old Grads Rand Donaldson ’86 from MITRE, and Jeff Dietz ’98, Carl Ciovacco ’00, and Christopher Kane ’01 at Capital One.

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MG Paul Stanton ’95 on the WPAOG Podcast

  MG Paul Stanton ’95 on the WPAOG Podcast

This episode features an interview with MG Paul Stanton ’95, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon who sat down with BG Brian Vile ’94 and 1LT Joshua Thomas ’21 to talk about the different pathways into a career in Army Cyber, the ever-changing nature of modern warfare, and why he believes cyberspace operations is the ultimate team sport. Listen.

West Point Sports

  West Point Mens Golf 2023 CIC Champs

Congratulations to all our West Point teams and thank you to the donors who support the Margin Of Excellence!

• Men’s Gymnastics places 11th at NCAA Championships; CDT Joseph Buselmeier ’25 – All-American in the all-around
• CDT Noah Wilson ’23 – Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award for Men’s Hockey
• The Rabble Rousers – 9th at National Cheerleaders Association College Nationals for Cheerleading
• Men’s Golf CIC champs
• Men’s Team Handball ’23 Collegiate National Champs
• Women’s Team Handball ’23 Collegiate National Champs
• Women’s Boxing ’23 Collegiate National Champs

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