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Jamestown High grad wins “gold star” at The Citadel

Tucker Young was recently awarded gold star, along with more than 650 cadets and students for the Fall 2020 semester at The Citadel. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Cameron Pollack, The Citadel)

CHARLESTON, S.C. — One student is getting recognized for their academic achievements.

Tucker Young was recently awarded gold star, along with more than 650 cadets and students for the Fall 2020 semester at The Citadel.

Young is from Williamsburg and a Jamestown High School graduate.

“Recognizing the academic successes of Citadel cadets and students is a special tradition each semester, even during the temporary period of social distancing,”  The Citadel noted. “Gold stars are awarded to cadets and students who have earned a grade point ratio of 3.7 or higher.”

In addition, Young also receive another recognition: Being placed on The Citadel’s dean’s list.

The Citadel is a public university based in Charleston, S.C. and offers its students “a classic military college education” with “rigorous academic programs” focused on leadership.

You can find out more information about the college here.

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Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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