What a great morning with 40 knobs worshiping together after their huge day yesterday! They haven’t quite figured out which way is up! The idea of “followership” is about a foreign as the Martian language. Learning to divest oneself of independent action and personal freedom in an adolescent culture which emphasizes such things… is… well… difficult. But, these guys are learning well… following orders… and beginning to see that they can have a much deeper core that will guide them as not only followers… but eventually as leaders.
Below is a clip from the newspaper and a link to a great picture:
Citadel cadet Daniel Viegas eyes freshmen waiting to report Saturday morning. About 720 students were expected to report to the school by midday Saturday. Admissions director John Powell said the class could be among the largest the state’s military college has admitted.