Athlete, scholar, and Air Force servicewoman who strives for excellence in all her endeavors, Catherine Malone, a 2019-er in Cadet Squadron 20, upholds and embodies these three focuses of USAFA in all that she does. Catherine is a Biology major and is also pursuing a minor in Arabic. After the Fall semester, she earned the Superintendent’s Pin, representing her academic, athletic and military achievements. She is a member of the Women’s Water Polo team in which, during her first season, won the “Most Improved Player” award. In the coming semester, she will be a fitness instructor and teach dance, aerobics, and TRX classes for cadets. In her free time, she volunteers with the Human Trafficking Awareness club, spreading awareness of the national situation, and supporting victims as they go through their recovery.
This week on the spotlight we have Caleigh McLean, originally from New Albany, Indiana and now in cadet squadron 24. She has declared Mechanical Engineering as her major and is also pursuing a minor in Portuguese. Caleigh is on the Women’s Water Polo team here at USAFA and a member of the Portuguese Club. She has managed to balance academics, military duties and athletics putting her on Superintendent’s list. Caleigh aspires to be a civil engineer in the operational Air Force.
This week in the cadet spotlight we have Anthony Vaccaro from Williamsburg, Virginia. He is in cadet squadron 20, a declared management major, and his first semester at the academy he earned Superintendent’s pin. Anthony is on the Sandhurst team which he hopes will help him become a Special Tactics Officer post-graduation.