- Name: Jordan Cullen
- School: Pittsburg State University
- Hometown: Smithville, MI
- Major/Minor: Nursing Major, Military Science Minor
- 3rd Brigade: Gorilla Battalion
What makes the Cadet stand out among his/her peers?
CDT Cullen is highly motivated and stands out in terms of his physical condition, education, and leadership abilities. He has excelled in any leadership position he has been involved in. He leads from the front, involved in numerous extracurricular activities, both in and out of the program - including the Ranger Challenge Team and as a volunteer with the Red Cross. His PT is one of the highest in the Battalion with a perfect PT score. Not only does he do these things, he does them with a smile and ensures that all of his peers are taken care of.
He also excels in academics, maintaining a 3.93 overall GPA. He does all of this while also working part time at an insurance company, showing excellent time management skills. His professional development outside of the program has also made him a proficient public speaker through his speaking endeavors through the Kansas Association of Nursing Students and Pre-Nursing Club.
In the Cadet's Own Words:
“I wanted the skill development, I’ve learned a lot about teamwork and public speaking. Growing with others as a leader is what makes it all worth it. I also always knew I wanted to be in the military, and being an officer seemed right for me.”
About Army ROTC
Army ROTC is one of the best leadership courses in the country and is part of your college curriculum. Through classes and field training, Army ROTC provides you with the tools to become an Army Officer without interfering with your other classes. ROTC also provides you with discipline and money for tuition while enhancing your college experience.
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