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Top UNI ROTC cadet attends national conference<br>

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Michael DePuglio, head, UNI Department of Military Sciences, (319) 273-6220
James O'Connor, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Army ROTC Cadet Kathy (Dykstra) McKay attended the 25th Annual George C. Marshall awards at the Virginia Military Institute April 16-19. The top cadet from each of the 260 schools offering ROTC across the nation was selected to attend the conference.

The conference included speeches from President Bush; Army Chief of Staff, General Shinseki; and Commanding General John Abrams. In addition, the cadets participated in discussions with the Senate and House Armed Services Committees.