Cadet Kyle Maye, son of Ms. Patricia Jones of Thorndale and Mr. Francis Maye Jr. of Kennett Square, graduated from Valley Forge Military College - The Military College of Pennsylvania(TM) (VFMC).Cadet Maye joined nearly 85 other college cadets who graduated during a ceremony held on Friday, May 16 at the Wayne campus. The day is one of the proudest moments for a young cadet, acknowledging that he has successfully learned to place the concept of duty above his own personal desires.
Cadet Maye was also commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army at the Early Commissioning Program ceremony earlier that morning. Valley Forge Military College is the only college in the northeastern United States that offers qualified freshmen the opportunity to participate in an Early Commissioning Program, leading to a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves or Army National Guard at the end of their sophomore year.
Founded in 1928, the mission of VFMA&C is to provide a character-based education where our young cadets become fully prepared to meet their responsibilities, to be alert in mind, sound in body and considerate of others, and to have a high sense of DUTY, HONOR, LOYLATY and COURAGE. Hailing from 31 states and 24 countries, the two-year transfer college is home to nearly 225 young women and men, and the academy has over 300 yound men from grade seven through twelve and postgraduate.
Christopher S. Keen, a resident of Coatesville, has recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Spring semester.
Boston University is the fourth largest independent university in the United States, with an enrollment of more than 29,000 students in its 17 schools and colleges.