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APSU ROTC cadets travel abroad as part of Army CULP learning program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets traveled abroad this summer to immerse themselves in different cultures and train with foreign militaries.

Ryan Lipinski, an APSU junior, spent a month in Bulgaria while Joshua Pollina, an APSU junior, traveled to a warmer climate in Greece.

APSU ROTC cadets Ryan Lipinski (far left) and Joshua Pollina (right).

APSU ROTC cadets Ryan Lipinski (far left) and Joshua Pollina (right).

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APSU ROTC students named top cadets at summer training program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Three Austin Peay State University students were recognized as outstanding ROTC cadets during last month’s Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) training at Fort Knox, KY.

Ryan Krause and Sean Frazzini were both named the top cadets in their separate regiments during the five-week summer training course.

APSU ROTC Cadets Ryan Krause, Kristin Coughenour and Sean Frazzini were recognized as outstanding ROTC cadets during last month’s Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) at Fort Knox, KY.

APSU ROTC Cadets Ryan Krause, Kristin Coughenour and Sean Frazzini were recognized as outstanding ROTC cadets during last month’s Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) at Fort Knox, KY.

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APSU ROTC Cadet Andrew Shriver receives leadership award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUCadet Andrew Shriver, of Austin Peay State Univeristy, is awarded the Reserve Officers Association Award. (Kaite Gray)Clarksville, TN – Thousands of Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets traveled to Fort Knox, KY, earlier this summer for an intense, four-week summer training program.

During the program’s July 6th graduation ceremony, an Austin Peay State University student was singled out for his ability to motivate his fellow soldiers.

Andrew C. Shriver, a Clarksville native with no prior military experience, completed the program’s Leader Development Course and received the Reserve Officers Association Award. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Athletic Director to represent university at U.S. Army All-American Bowl

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsSan Antonio, TX – Austin Peay State University athletics director Derek van der Merwe will fly out Thursday to represent the University, its athletic department and its ROTC program at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the nation’s premier high school football all-star game.

The game, which features the nation’s 90 best players in a classic East vs. West match-up, will played in San Antonio’s Alamodome, 1:00pm, Saturday.

APSU Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe to be at U.S. Army All-American Bowl (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

APSU Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe to be at U.S. Army All-American Bowl (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Cynthia Stinnett earns top honor in regiment

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In early July, Austin Peay State University announced that Cynthia Stinnett, a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet, took top honors during the 8th Regiment Army physical fitness test held recently at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA.

Now she has another accolade to add to her resume.

Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith, commander of the U.S. Army Cadet Command, presents Cadet Cynthia Stinnett with a plaque for earning the top Army physical fitness test score. (Photo provided)

Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith, commander of the U.S. Army Cadet Command, presents Cadet Cynthia Stinnett with a plaque for earning the top Army physical fitness test score. (Photo provided)

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APSU ROTC Cadet Cynthia Stinnett takes Army Physical Fitness Test Honors

 

Army ROTCJoint Base Lewis McChord, WA – Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Cadets Cynthia Stinnett, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee resident and Even Poole, Norwich University, West Milford, New Jersey resident,  took first place for the female and male categories respectively during the 8th Regiment Army physical fitness test, June 29th at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA.

Austin Peay ROTC Cadet Cynthia Stinnett won first place in APFT.

Austin Peay ROTC Cadet Cynthia Stinnett won first place in APFT.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony to be held May 27th, 2013

 

Memorial DayMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10:00am, May 27th, at Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksville, TN.

City and county officials, as well as MCVSO staff will give remarks, with the keynote address given by LTC (Retired) Norman “Greg” Lane, US Army Reserve, who currently serves as the Battalion Executive Officer of Austin Peay State University’s ROTC.

The colors were posted by the Elester Garner Chapter of the 555th Triple Nickel as members of the Gold Star Wives look on during last year's Memorial Day Ceremony.

The colors were posted by the Elester Garner Chapter of the 555th Triple Nickel as members of the Gold Star Wives look on during last year’s Memorial Day Ceremony.

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Local schools compete in 8th Annual Black History Bowl at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, dozens of middle and high school students stopped by the Austin Peay State University campus to participate in the Eighth Annual Black History Bowl.

“We had a good attendance with three middle school teams competing against each other and three high school teams competing against each other,” Dr. Barbara Peterson, APSU associate professor of education, said. “There was a heightened level of excitement and anticipation for this year’s event.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Black History Bowl at APSU rescheduled for February 1st

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Eighth Annual Black History Bowl at Austin Peay State University has been rescheduled for 5:00pm, February 1st, in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall. The event, a scholastic competition open to teams from local schools, was originally scheduled for January 25th, but inclement weather and local school closings made it necessary to reschedule.

“The purpose of the bowl is to build a sense of collegiality among students,” Dr. Barbara Peterson, associate professor of education, said. “It gives them an opportunity to have a high command of knowledge and to apply that knowledge.”

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8th Annual Black History Bowl at Austin Peay State University Friday

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – February is still a few weeks away, but area middle and high school students are already studying and preparing themselves for Black History Month.

That’s because on January 25th, Austin Peay State University’s Student Tennessee Education Association (STEA) club will host its Eighth Annual Black History Bowl – a scholastic competition open to teams from local schools.

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