The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual fall awards ceremony in Bisgrove Hall on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015.

Attendees of the event included New York Senator Robert Ortt and the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

ROTC Challenge Coin recipients:

  • Nicholas Edwards
  • Brianna Lynn
  • Mariangela Mercurio
  • Peter Raimondo
  • Caroline Schettler

CIET Award recipients:

  • James Burns
  • Zane Fanning
  • Joseph Fumerelle
  • Darci Macfall
  • Kathleen Malloy
  • Aaron McCarroll
  • Mikaela Romesser
  • Raphael Torres

CLC Award recipients:

  • Peter Caputo
  • Philip Crane
  • Brian Duncan
  • Michael Fitzgerald
  • Benjamin Geblein
  • Kyle Gelnett
  • Tyler Martin
  • Zachary Nutter
  • Marie Olszewski
  • Casey Rebovich
  • Peter Salat
  • Dustin Schulz
  • Jacqueleen Taylor
  • Rochelle Thomas
  • Jack Truman
  • Jeffrey Wojtkowski

Ranger Challenge Award recipients:

  • Jake Cary
  • Zackary Cunningham
  • Kathleen Malloy
  • Tyler Martin
  • Marie Olszewski
  • Dennis Segrue
  • Evan Shank
  • Allen Smith
  • Nathan Watkins
  • Chase Wheeler
  • Lucas Zoltak

Recognition for completing airborne school:

  • Zackary Cunningham

Distinguished Military Graduate Award recipients:

  • Ben Geblein
  • Tyler Martin
  • Zachary Nutter
  • Marie Olszewski
  • Casey Rebovich
  • Rochelle Thomas
  • Jeffrey Wojtowski

Recognition for graduating in the top 10 percent of ROTC nationally:

  • Marie Olszewski
  • Zachary Nutter

LTC Terrence K. Crowe Memorial Scholarship recipients:

  • Casey Rebovich
  • Rochelle Thomas

To learn more about the Niagara University ROTC program, please visit http://purple.niagara.edu/rotc.

Photos by Rachel Gromlovits, a junior communication studies major.