The Citadel welcomes the Class of 2021

CHARLESTON– The Citadel officially welcomes the Class of 2021. The incoming class of over 800 new cadets and students represents 42 states and six foreign countries. The latest class to arrive at The Citadel boasts record numbers of women cadets and ethnic minority cadets.
The Citadel offers a classic military college education for young men and women profoundly focused on leadership excellence and academic distinction. Graduates are not required to serve in the military but about 30 percent of each class commission as officers in every branch of U.S. military service. Graduates of The Citadel have served the nation, their state and their communities as principled leaders since the college was founded in 1842. During the 2017-18 academic year, The Citadel is celebrating 175 years of academic and leadership excellence.
Local incoming Citadel cadet recruits include:
• Christal Altidor of Florence
• Larry Alvarez of Hartsville
• Michael Beans of Hartsville
• Robert Brown of Florence
• Logan Carpenter of Hartsville
• Jackson Elmore of Florence
• Etienne Fonteneau of Hartsville
• Graham Holland of Florence
• William Martin of Florence
• Devin Merrick of Florence
• Nicholas Pappas of Darlington
• Patrick Peters of Florence
• Thomas Rogers of Florence
• Robert Sasser of Florence
• Harry Stone of Florence
• Zachary Summerford of Florence

About The Citadel
The Citadel with its iconic campus located in Charleston, South Carolina, offers a classic military college education for young men and women profoundly focused on leadership excellence and academic distinction. The 2,300 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets are not required to serve in the military but about one-third of each class commission as officers in every branch of U.S. military service. Graduates of The Citadel have served the nation, their states and their communities as principled leaders since the college was founded in 1842.

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