Encinitas student presented with award


Alexander Ehrhart, of Encinitas, was presented the Army and Navy Academy Major Peterson Legion of Merit Award at an Awards Ceremony March 6. He received the award for his outstanding performance during the Fall 2015 semester.

The Major Peterson Legion of Merit Award is presented to Cadets who exhibit excellence in citizenship, leadership, and personal appearance. Eligible Cadets must be in a leadership position with the rank of Corporal or higher during the previous semester, must have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, and must have earned a citizenship grade of “Excellent” for each grading period.

“We are very proud of these Cadets and their commitment to academic excellence, strong leadership, and good citizenship,” said Lisa Basista, Dean of Academics, “They truly embody the Academy’s mission of educating, mentoring, and developing good character and leadership in young men.”