Local Students Honored for Outstanding Academic Achievement at The Citadel
CHARLESTON, SC — The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, honored the following students with Gold Stars for academic excellence during the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
Gold Stars are awarded to students that achieve a 3.7 grade point average or higher. Gold Star recipients will be recognized during a military dress parade on Jan. 25.
- Brian Douglas Bilbo (a cadet), of Winder, GA. Major: Electrical Engineering . Home zip: 30680
- Collin Wellborn Hicks (a cadet), of Winder, GA. Major: Modern Language . Home zip: 30680
Gold Stars are worn on the collar of the cadet full dress and dress uniforms and the summer leave uniform.
The Citadel, founded in 1842, is a public, coeducational military college in Charleston, S.C., that offers a classic military education for young men and women seeking a college experience that is meaningful, academically strong and is focused on educating and developing principled leaders.