In recognition of his outstanding academic and military performance, Cadet Elian Jose Gonzalez, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edwards, has been named Fishburne Military School’s Cadet Officer of the Month for October 2017.
Gonzalez, a senior from Arlington, is in his third year at Fishburne Military School.
The announcement, which reads in part: “Through outstanding performance of duty and dedication to the Corps of Cadets and Fishburne Military School, Cadet Captain Elian Gonzalez is hereby awarded Officer of the Month,” was made in a formation before the entire assembled Corps of Cadets.
Cadet Officer of the Month is selected by a board of Cadet Officers, and is approved by the Commandant of Cadets. A Cadet Officer of the Month is selected based upon his academic, military and community achievements throughout the previous month.
Cadets earning Officer of the Month enjoy special privileges including 10 Superintendent Merits, 10 Commandant Merits, one special meal and one Four Day Pass.