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Page 20 text:
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.
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.
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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.
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
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-
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.
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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.
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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-
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