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UNI cadet chosen for international summer exchange program<br>

April 30, 2002
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Lt. Col. Michael De Puglio, head, Department of Military Science, (319) 273-6178
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mariah J. Schweitzer, a ROTC cadet at the University of Northern Iowa, will participate in an international summer exchange program with officer cadets from the United Kingdom and France. Schweitzer, from Muscatine, is one of 20 cadets chosen nationally to participate in the exchange.

During five weeks in Cambridge, England, Schweitzer will undergo leadership and tactical training conducted by the British army.



Schweitzer, a four-year Army ROTC scholarship recipient, is majoring in management information systems, and holds a cumulative GPA of 3.51. She also is a member of the UNI Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Team and is airborne qualified.