Nicholas Lee Alford of Chester, Va., was recently honored for outstanding academic achievement at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, during the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
Alford earned one of the college’s top academic honors, a Gold Star. Gold Stars are presented to students who achieve a 3.7 grade point average or higher during a semester’s course work. Gold Stars are worn on the collar of the cadet full dress and dress uniforms and the summer leave uniform.
Alford is a cadet seeking a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at The Citadel.