Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Melissa Brown, an ROTC cadet at Northern Michigan University, has earned the George C. Marshall ROTC Award and will attend a National Security Seminar April 15-18 in Lexington, Va.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Brown, a hospitality management senior from Warrenville, Ill., was chosen for the award because she is the top Army ROTC cadet at NMU. She has been on the DeanÂ’s List throughout her college career and was the fall battalion commander for the ROTC battalion.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The Marshall Award is given annually to the most outstanding Army ROTC cadet at each university in the nation where ROTC is offered. It is named for the World War II military leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. The seminar, where Brown and other students will receive the award, will be held at the Virginia Military Institute, MarshallÂ’s alma mater.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The theme for this yearÂ’s seminar is the transformation of the international security environment and the role of the U.S. military. The implications of recent world events will be discussed, and methods of countering global terrorism and increasing homeland security will be addressed in detail.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman