The Rotary Club of Fort Collins is proud to recognize CSU Army and Air Force ROTC Cadets for their academic and military excellence and community campus involvement.

CSU Cadet Rosa Henson hails from Colorado Springs, is a junior studying Environmental Engineering and has sights set on graduating and commissioning in 2024. After graduating she hopes to be a pilot in the Air Force and is currently pursuing her private pilot license. Rosa is currently the Community Service Flight Commander this semester. In that capacity she has planned and executed major events such as a Veterans Day Ceremony and a Detachment ‘Dining Out’ social event hosting all members and their guests. She is also a resident's assistance for CSU Housing, plays seven different instruments and loves the outdoors.
CSU junior Cadet Kennedy Canfield hails originally from Alabama but grew up in Montrose, CO. She is studying Chemistry with an emphasis in Forensics. She was selected from her peers by Army ROTC cadre for standing out during the semester while the ROTC program focuses on developing leadership using experiential learning model. Kennedy has exquisitely honed her leadership qualities and is an active class participant, freely sharing her experiences with others by routinely engaging in class with thoughtful discussion. She will graduate and commission in 2023.
Senior Cadet Brandon Meyers hails from Colorado Springs and is a senior studying Business at Colorado State University. This semester he holds the Mission Support Group Commander, one of the top four positions in the Cadet Wing of 160 students. In that role he is responsible for all support and logistical matters associated with running the Detachment. He will commission in 2022 and desires to go into the Acquisition career field after graduation.
Senior Cadet Abigail Waugh is an Army “brat” and starting with her father’s 25 years of Army service, her, her brother (Army) and sister’s (Navy) service combines to approach 50 years of total family service! She earned an ROTC scholarship as a high school senior in Leavenworth, KS, is studying Mechanical Engineering and will commission in 2023. After completing rigorous training this past summer, she earned her Air Assault wings and in the next few months she will compete in the State Powerlifting competition. When she commissions she hopes to be a combat engineer.
Freshman Cadet Ashlynn Lutz is an outstanding scholar athlete Air Force ROTC AS100 cadet. Lutz achieved an impressive 3.98 GPA during her first semester at CSU and is one of six freshmen on the Division I CSU women’s soccer team. Upon completing ROTC, she hopes to commission in the Air Force, attend medical school after completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences, and eventually serve as a surgeon.

(Photo: Rotarian Susan Brand presents award)
 
Cadet Natalie Boggs is an Air Force ROTC sophomore cadet. Boggs is serving as a Field Training Preparation trainee in the Spring 2021 semester and despite her accelerated and compressed AFROTC track, has demonstrated the highest moral character, performance, and leadership. Upon completion of AFROTC, Boggs hopes to commission as a Public Affairs or Intelligence officer. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Arts Leadership and Cultural Management at CSU with an impressive 4.0 GPA.
 
(Photo: Rotarian Kip Turain presents award)
Cadet Madeline Pringle has been named the February Army Cadet of the Month by RCFC.  Pringle is a sophomore studying Animal Science at CSU with a desire to branch into the Army Veterinary Corps as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Pringle is a CSU honors student with a 3.81 GPA and continually pushes herself to excel in all endeavors. She aspires to provide exceptional care for working dogs, base pets, and even ceremonial horses. Additionally, Pringle wants to utilize her education and talents to aid in global humanitarian efforts. Outside of school she enjoys the outdoors, shooting, and hunting. Pringle has competed on numerous shotgun teams, placing as high as fourth at a recent state shoot. Throughout her Ram Battalion experience she has learned to become a dependable leader, knowledgeable student, and adaptable cadet.
 
(Photo: Rotarian Warren Wilson presents award)
Rotarians Warren Wilson and Kip Turain had the pleasure of recognizing Cadet Reiss Mika as the Army CSU ROTC Cadet of the Month!  Reiss hails from Eaton, CO and is pursuing his Psychology degree.  During Fall semester, he holds the cadet rank of Staff Sergeant while serving in the position of Class Leader for the Junior class of 38 cadets.  Furthermore, he serves outside CSU and ROTC as a member of the Larimer County Dive and Rescue team.  He attained his Dive Rescue Specialist rating with them and provides valuable training-related feedback within the dive and rescue community.  Upon entering the Army, he would like to be assigned in the Infantry Branch.