Laura Kuhlmann of Pawling awarded gold stars for fall 2021 at The Citadel
CHARLESTON, SC (02/08/2022)– Laura Kuhlmann of Pawling, New York is one of the more than 650 cadets and students recognized for their academic achievements during the fall 2021 semester.
Gold stars are awarded to cadets and students at The Citadel who achieved a 3.7 grade point average or higher. Cadets and students who achieve gold star recognition are also placed on The Citadel’s dean’s list.
Those cadets will be recognized at the awards parade on Jan. 28, where they will be presented their gold stars, which they may wear on their uniforms throughout the semester following their academic achievement. A gold star recognition certificate is awarded to non-cadet students who meet the requirements; veteran and active duty students are also awarded challenge coins.
The Citadel’s most prominent rankings on the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges lists include:
- #1 Top Public College, Regional Universities (South); #2 overall including private
- #1 Best College for Veterans, Regional Universities (South)
- #6 Best Undergraduate Teaching, Regional Universities (South)
- #10 Most Innovative Schools, Regional Universities (South)
- #16 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs, nationwide (non-doctoral)
- #21 Best Value, Regional Universities (South)
About The Citadel
The Citadel, with its iconic campus located in Charleston, South Carolina, offers a classic military college education for young men and women focused on leadership excellence and academic distinction. The approximately 2,400 members of the S.C. Corps of Cadets are not required to serve in the military, but about one-third of each class earn commissions to become officers in every branch of U.S. military service. Citadel alumni have served the nation, their states and their communities as principled leaders since 1842. The Citadel Graduate College, founded more than 50 years ago, offers dozens of graduate degree, graduate certificate and evening undergraduate programs in the evening or online. Consecutively named Best Public College in the South by U.S. News & World Report for 11 years and No. 1 Best Public College for Veterans in the South for four years. Learn more about Our Mighty Citadel here.