ROTC Awards @ SDSU and USD

Annually we award 24 students participating in Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC programs at both Diego State University and the University of San Diego with The American Legion Medal of Military Excellence and Scholastic Excellence.

The Military Excellence Medal is presented in recognition of having achieved grades in all ROTC subjects within the top 25% of each respective class; demonstrating outstanding qualities of military leadership, discipline, character, and citizenship. 

The Scholastic Excellence Medal is presented in recognition of maintaining an academic average in all courses in the upper 10% of the class, achieving grades in all ROTC subjects within the top 25% of each respective class, demonstrating high qualities of military leadership, and actively participating in constructive student activities

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