3rd Quarter Rope Ceremony

This week, the Prep School had their 3rd Quarter Rope Ceremony. Cadet Candidates who have reached military excellence by achieving the highest scores in military training, athletics and academics were awarded Ropes. 

The Ropes awarded during this ceremony were.

Dean’s Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
    The Dean's Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad:  C/C David Garcia, C/C Shahana Gray, C/C Charleen Muyot, C/C Anthony Neil, C/C James Nuhfer, and C/C Channell Um.

Bravo Squad: C/C Lawrence Barrett, C/C Christian Marshall, and C/C Solomon White.

Charlie Squad: C/C Brandon Konecny, C/C Elexus Oliver, C/C Jakeem Patrick, C/C Charles Trafford, and C/C Rex Yee.


Commandant's "Military" Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve a Military Performance Average (MPA) in the top 10% of the Squadron.
    The Military Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad: C/C Ghamanpreet Ahluwalia, C/C Isabel Clark,, C/C Erin Durak,, C/C Matthew Gauert,, C/C Roberto Lara Nino, and C/C Savannah Spearin.

Bravo Squad: C/C Dallas Felch, C/C Joseph Flax, C/C Ian Geoghan, C/C Kayne Hutchison, C/C Alan Linares, C/C Reginald Maffett, C/C Mitchel Ryder, and C/C Justin Wilmoth.

Charlie Squad: C/C Kristopher Campbell, C/C Raquel Chaparro, C/C Daniel Leitzinger, C/C Joseph Moore, and C/C Isaac Quarterman.


Athletic Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve a Performance Fitness Test (PFT) score in the top 10% of the scores from the Fall 1 test.
    The Athletic Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad: C/C Quade Aiu, C/C Ceara Berry, C/C Tavian Carter, and C/C Zeyon Lyons.

Bravo Squad: C/C Lawrence Barrett, C/C Christian Marshall, and C/C Solomon White.

Charlie Squad: C/C Brandon Konecny, C/C Elexus Oliver, C/C Jakeem Patrick, C/C Charles Trafford, and C/C Rex Yee.


Vice Commander’s Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve outstanding performance in two of the three mission elements.
    The Vice Commander's Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad: C/C Sophia Estes (AC, A) and C/C Nakoa Pauole (AC, M).

Bravo Squad: C/C Maisha Farjana (AC, M) and C/C Zachary Phillips (AC, A).

Charlie Squad: C/C Mitchell Garvin (AC, M), C/C Elle Kienitz (AC, M), C/C Jasmine Medalle (AC, A), and C/C Boreth Pech (AC, M).

AC - Academics, A - Athletics and M - Military

Commander’s Rope - Awarded to cadet candidates who achieve outstanding performance in all three mission elements: academics, athletics, military training.
   The Commander's Rope was awarded to;

Alpha Squad: N/A

Bravo Squad: N/A

Charlie Squad: N/A 

With each Rope the C/C gets a privilege.

Rope holders (not on probation/restriction) in addition:
- Ropes: extra one weekday, one weekend & pers. bed linen.
- Vice-Comm rope: two weekday, additionally.
- Gold rope: Three weekday passes, additionally.

Recognition of Guidon Streamers - Awarded to the Top 3 Squadrons for the 1st quarter.


1. Bravo Sq- Alpha Flight

2. Bravo Sq- Charlie Flight

3. Charlie Sq – Charlie Flight



1. Alpha Sq- Bravo Flight

2. Alpha Sq – Alpha Flight

3. Bravo Sq – Bravo Flight



1. Charlie Sq – Alpha Flight

2. Bravo Sq – Alpha Flight

3. Alpha Sq – Alpha Flight


Character and Leadership (Squadron Service Award) ribbon was; 

Charlie Squadron


The top Squadron for the 3rd Quarter is:

Bravo Squadron 


Several of the Preppies will be given the opportunity to Fly with one of the Prep Staff this semester!

Congratulations to;

Alpha Squad: C/C Nakoa Pauole

Bravo Squad: C/C Dallas Felch

Charlie Squad: C/C Elle Keinitz


To view the rest of the pictures from our coverage of the Rope Ceremony go to; Classes - Prep School - Military Training. Or click the link below.

3rd Quarter Rope Ceremony