Scholar of the Week

Cadet Cristal Rodriguez
St. Mary’s University

Cadet Cristal Rodriguez has distinguished herself as a model scholar, athlete and leader. Cadet Rodriguez has maintained a 3.45 grade point average while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in computer science at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. She is one of only two cadets who has been a member of the Ranger Challenge Team for the past three years, a team which garnered the top three finishes every year she has been a member. Cadet Rodriguez is the leader in her class in ROTC and Rodriguez routinely scores the maximum 300 points on the Army Physical Fitness Test and sets high standards for her peers and seniors alike. She has been selected to be the Sergeant Major for the current semester, the highest rank a junior in the program can earn. The distinctive accomplishments of Cadet Cristal Rodriguez reflect great credit upon herself, the United States Army, and the Department of Defense.

Cadet Rodriguez is a 2012 Cadet Leadership Award honoree and was recognized for her achievements during the 2012 Future STEM Leaders Luncheon which was held October 11, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida during the HENAAC Conference.

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