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Spring 2013 commissioning

(June 20, 2013) In ceremonies held May 10-11, 2013, at the University of North Georgia, graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or Georgia National Guard.

  • Randy T. Pless, Jr. earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the military police. He is the grandson of Alice Leavell and the late Nolan Leavell, Sr. of Barnesville, Ga., and graduated from Lamar County High School in Barnesville, Ga., in 2007.
  • Michael T. Glass earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the armor division. He is the son of retired Lt. Col. Scott and Paige Glass of Chickamauga, Ga., and graduated from Grafton High School in Yorktown, Va., in 2009.
  • Matthew R. Hutto earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the transportation corps. He is the son of Bryan and Cheryl Hutto of Evans, Ga., and graduated from Greenbrier High School in Evans, Ga., in 2008.
  • Logan A. Martin earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and commissioned into military intelligence. He is the son of Scott and Juanita Martin of Fayetteville, Ga., and graduated from Whitewater High School in Fayetteville, Ga., in 2008.
  • John T. Daley earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the ordnance branch. He is the husband of Ashley Daley, and the son of Timothy and Rose Daley of Fayetteville, Ga., and graduated from Fayetteville County High School in Fayetteville, Ga., in 2008.
  • Sean A. Sargent earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into aviation. He is the son of Terry and Malia Martin of Fayetteville, Ga., and graduated from White Water High School in Fayetteville, Ga., in 2009.
  • Jared M. Crandall earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into field artillery. He is the husband of Delana Crandall, and the son of Merlin and Debbie Crandall of Flowery Branch, Ga., and graduated from Flowery Branch High School in Flowery Branch, Ga., in 2009.
  • Andrew P. Fischer earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and commissioned as a quartermaster. He is the son of Jeff and Sandra Fisher of Hiram, Ga., and graduated from Paulding County High School in Dallas, Ga., in 2009.
  • John J. Healy earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into field artillery. He is the son of Richard LaPerchia of Yonkers, N.Y., And Rebecca Lee of Marietta, Ga., and graduated from North Springs Charter High School in Sandy Springs, Ga., in 2009.
  • Robert J. Waters earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and commissioned into aviation. He is the son of Regina Waters and the late Lee Waters of Newnan, Ga., and graduated from Landmark Christian High School in Fairburn, Ga., in 2009.
  • Jordan M. Litsky earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and commissioned into the infantry. He is the husband of Kayla Litsky, and is the son of Matthew and Becky Litsky of Norcross, Ga., and graduated from Norcross High School in Norcross, Ga., in 2008.
  • Jarod Williamson earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the infantry. He is the husband of Morgan Williamson, and the son of Terry and Angela Williamson of Trion, Ga., and graduated from LaFayette High School in LaFayette, Ga., in 2008.
  • Mathew A. Mepham earned a bachelor's degree in middle grades education and commissioned into the armor division. He is the husband of Kori Mepham, and is the son of Mike and Sherry Mepham of Tucker, Ga., and graduated from Tucker High School in Tucker, Ga., in 2009.
  • Jessica A. Elledge earned a bachelor's degree in Chinese and commissioned into the Air Defense Artillery. She is the daughter of Gabriele Gambill of Sanford, N.C., and Jason Gambill of Colorado Springs, Colo., and graduated from Patch American High School in Stuttgart, Germany, in 2008.
  • Kelsey A. Hagler earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and commissioned into the U.S. Army Adjutant General Corps. She is the daughter of Jean Hagler and Laura Robinson of Bradenton, Fla., and graduated from Manatee High School in Bradenton, Fla., in 2008.
  • Kevin M. Householder earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the field artillery. He is the son of Thomas Householder of Key Largo, Fla., And Karen Thomas of Crawfordville, Fla., and graduated from Lanier County High School in Lakeland, Ga., in 2007.
  • Neville R. Williams earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the U.S. Army Adjutant General Corps. He is the son of Merma Williams and brother of Lincoln Cuthbert of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and graduated from South Broward High School in Hollywood, Fla., in 2008.
  • Zachary T. Hippe earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the military police. He is the son of Steven and Wendy Hippe of Raleigh, N.C., and graduated from Athens Drive High School in Raleigh, N.C., in 2009.
  • Theron A. Hollar earned a bachelor's degree in Chinese and commissioned into the transportation corps. He is the husband of Melissa Hollar, and son of Alan and Eva Hollar of Newland, N.C., and graduated from Avery County High School in Newland, N.C., in 2008.
  • Daniel R. Martin earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and commissioned into the armor division. He is the son of Danny and Faye Martin of Charlotte, N.C., and graduated from Covenant Day High School in Matthews, N.C., in 2007.
  • Jorge A. Aponte-Rivera earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and commissioned into the armor division. He is the son of Jorge A. Aponte-Padilla and Yanilda Aponte of Bluffton, S.C., and graduated from Bluffton High School in Bluffton, S.C., in 2009.
  • Gregory A. Radar earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned into the transportation corps. He is the son of MSG Marshall Radar and MAJ Jennifer Radar of Killeen, Texas, and grandson of Gary Tyer of Punta Gorda, Fla., and graduated from Kapolei High School in Kapolei, Hawaii, in 2009.
  • Timothy E. Corey earned a bachelor's degree and commissioned as a quartermaster. He is the son of Lawrence and Rena Corey of Reston, Va., and graduated from high school in 2009.

UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the nation. Participation in the Corps of Cadets, also known as the Boar’s Head Brigade, offers the opportunity to acquire a degree in a chosen field of study while simultaneously earning an officer’s commission in the U.S. Army, either active-duty, Guard or Reserve. The residential ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country.

UNG, with more than 130 years of experience educating future leaders, is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia. With about 15,000 students, UNG is the state’s seventh-largest public university. The regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional and doctoral programs.

For more information about the university's Corps of Cadets, visit http://ung.edu/military-college-admissions/index.php.

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