Applicants are chosen based upon GPA, class rank, ACT/SAT scores, course selection, school and community involvement, along with a written personal statement. Of the 850 attending,
Nekola was just one of five to receive the Outstanding Candidate Award during the closing ceremony.
While attending Summer Seminar, Nekola’s selflessness kicked into gear when she noticed a struggling cadet on her squad falling behind during the E-Course (an obstacle course).
Noticing her action, Nekola’s Sergeant informed her that he would be nominating her for the Outstanding Candidate Award, an award given to five students based upon leadership, performance and teamwork.