Allen Academy - Yearbook (Bryan, TX)

 - Class of 1944

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ALLEN CADETS DESIGNATED AS HONOR GRADUATES Gilliam, Gail Hormell Taylor, Conway Adair BCl1if3Ce, Jallk Gfisselt Eastland, Texas McCamey, Texas El Paso, TSXHS Cadet Gaile Hormell Gilliam entered U. S. Naval Academy June 21, 1942. Cadet Conway Adair Taylor entered U. S. Naval Academy July 1, 1942. Cadet Jack Grissett Boniface entered U. S. Naval Academy July 1, 1942. P Beall, John A. Jr. Moore, W. A. Jr. Winkelmann, Samuel A. Jacksonville, Texas Port Arthur. Texas Howellville, Texas Recent Appointees-Appointments by the Acadeym as Honor Graduates and by Congressmen to the U. S. Naval and Military Academies, The Academy is pleased with the results of special tutoring given these cadets in preparation for the Civil Service Competitive Examinations which were held by certain Congressmen in their respective districts to determine the best qualified young men on the basas of grades in awarding appointments to West Point and Annapolis. Some sixty young men attempted these exmainations. Cadet John A. Be'al1, Jr., was high ranking man in his district and received appointrrment to the Military Academy. In the same district Cadet Wm. A. Meme, by virtue of his grades, received appointment to the Naval Academy and Cadet Samuel A Winkelmann, by superiority in grades, received appointment to the Naval Academy from his distric-t. Cole, Lanier Guthridge Lewis, Bernard Thomas Rasmussen, David Hhfllld Bryan, Texas Boling, Texas Seadfiffv Texas Cadet Lanier Guthridge Cole, Bryan, Texas, entered the U. S. Naval Academy June 19, 1940 upon certificate and successful competitive examination. Cadet Cole stood second among fifty or more candidates taking the examination. These candidates were from the Honor Military Schools and Naval Reserve Units in eight of the largest uni- versities of the' country. Cadet Be'rnard Thomas Lewis, Bowling, Texas, entered upon certificate as Honor Graduate of the Academy the U. S. Military Academy June 19, 1940. Cadet David Harold Rasmussen entered upon competitive examination the U. S. Coast Guard Academy June, 1941. 18

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HONOR SCHOOL - HOW SELECTED The R. O. T. C. officer of each Service Command in the United States inspects all of the essentially military schools in his Command. He selects from this list the most efficient mil- itary cadet corps, and if their standard of efficiency Will justi- fy, he recommends that the War Department include these units in the inspection made each spring by a Board of Inspect- ing Officers sent from the War Department. This Army Board visits all of the recommended schools and by a series of exacting tests selects the strongest schools in the United States. Upon recommendation of this Board the Secretary of War designates the schools with the highest grades of inspection as Honor Military Schools. HONOR GRADUATES For each year that an essentially military school is desig- nated as an Honor Military School, members of the graduating classes are selected by the head of the Institution and the Pro- fessor of Military Science and Tactics and are known as the Honor Graduates. The term "Honor Graduate" is understood to apply to a graduate whose scholarship has been outstanding and Whose cfficiency in military training and whose attention to dutv has merited the approbation of the Professor of Military Science and Tactics. The Honor Graduates must be citizens of the United States, of exemplary habits, and of good moral char- acter. HONOR GRADUATES AS CANDIDATES FOR ADMISSION TO THE U. S. MILITARY AND NAVAL ACADEMIES The Adjutant General of the Army and the Chief of the Navv Bureau will anticipate the vacancies in the corps of cadets at the United States Military and Naval Academies and will make an equitable distribution of those vacancies among the Honor Military Schools of the Country. An honor graduate of a selected institution will, upon meeting the substantuating mental examination, and subject to a satisfactory phvsical examination, be appointed a cadet of the United States Militarv Academy upon the certificate of the head of the institution that the appointee is an Honor Graduate of the institution. An Honor Graduate of an Honor Military Institution will. if successful in competitive mental examination with graduates from other similar schools and after a successful physical exam- ination, be appointed a Midshipman in the United States Naval Academy upon certificate from the head of the institution that the appointee is an Honor Graduate of the institution. 17



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Cadet John Dubbs Haltom, Grapeland, Texasg Cadet Hulen D. Wendorf, West, Texas: Cadet Nat Burtis Allen, Bryan, Texas: entered recently from the Academy the U. S. Military Academy upon certificate and without mental examination. : f Q Midshipman Joe Cundiff Eliot of Centerville, Texas, entered U. S. Naval Academy upon certificate and substantiating examination. Midshipman Matt Marry Cain, Jr., nf Teague, Texas entered the U. S. Naval Acad- emy upon certificate and successful competitive examination open to more than fifty cadets of the academies, colleges and universities. Five other academies and five col- leges or universities in the country had successful candidates. Midshipman Britton Christie Cole of Bryan, Texas, entered the U. S. Naval Acad- emy upon certificate and successful competitive examination. Cadet Cole' stood tenth among the fifty or more possible candidates taking the examination, only seven other academies qualified candidates in these examinaitons. tKilled in accident returning to Annapolis September, 1939.7 Midshipman Louis K. Tuttle, Wharton, Texas, entered U. S. Naval Academy July, 1939, upon certificate. Midshipman Albert Louis Rasmussen, Seadrift, Texas, entered U. S. Naval Academy July, 1939, upon certificate and substantiatine mental examination. Cadet Winfree William Meachum, Austin, Texas, entered the U. S. Military Acad- emy July, 1939, upon certificate and sulistantiating examination. ALLEN ACADEMY CADETS TO GOVERNMENT ACADEMIES The Academy has had cadets in the United States Military, Naval and Coast Guard Academies for more than forty years. The school offers a special course to cadets seeking entrance into all of these Academies. Very successful have been the results for the individual cadets in this class. They have entered these Academies either with- out mental examinations or upon successful substantiating examinations and by Showing superior ability in competitive examinations with students from other schools and col- leges. 19

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