Nine ROTC Graduates Commissioned as Second Lieutenants

06/07/17

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Nine 2017 ROTC graduates from area colleges, including six from The University of Scranton, were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held on Scranton’s campus in May. Front row, from left: 2nd Lt. Margaret Kuchinski, 2nd Lt. Daghan Hart and 2nd Lt. Christi Bambach. Back row: University of Scranton graduates 2nd Lt. James A. Samson, 2nd Lt. Ryan Patrick Walsh, 2nd Lt. Emily E. Carmody, 2nd Lt. Carson Earl Clabeaux, 2nd Lt. Sarah Ann Thomas, and 2nd Lt. Tara M. Demko.

Six members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2017 and three members of graduating classes of nearby universities were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held on Scranton’s campus in May.

The University of Scranton ROTC graduates who were commissioned at the ceremony:

2nd Lt. Emily E. Carmody of Thompson;

2nd Lt. Carson Earl Clabeaux of New Woodstock, New York;

2nd Lt. Tara M. Demko of Kulpmont;

2nd Lt. James A. Samson of South Richmond Hill, New York;

2nd Lt. Sarah Ann Thomas of Hamilton Square, New Jersey;

2nd Lt. Ryan Patrick Walsh of Boonsboro, Maryland;

In addition to The University of Scranton graduates, also commissioned at the ceremony were Pennsylvania State University Worthington graduate 2nd Lt. Christi Bambach of Columbus, Mississippi; Marywood University graduate 2nd Lt. Daghan Hart of Babylon, New York; and East Stroudsburg University graduate 2nd Lt. Margaret Kuchinski of Moosic.


Press Release Contact:
Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662