Salena Chiep ’16
Cadet Chiep is an international studies major and exercise science minor from Chesterfield, Va. She holds rank in the Corps of Cadets and plans to take a commission in the U.S. Marine Corps after graduation. Cadet Chiep was a member of the NCAA Rifle team for two years and is currently on the Powerlifting team.
Austin Bajc ’17
Cadet Bajc is a history major from Allamuchy, New Jersey. Through the Institute Honors Program, he is involved in a wide range of scholarly activities designed to enrich the academic experience of the college’s most outstanding students. Bajc is on the club Jiu Jitsu team and holds rank in the Corps of Cadets. He holds an Army ROTC scholarship.
John Bolen Jr ’14
John Bolen worked for the Adams Center from August 2012 to May 2014. During that time, he was heavily involved in supporting the center’s strategic planning process; he also helped organize various public events, including the symposium on Western Hemisphere security affairs at Brigham Young University in 2013. Bolen wrote his honors thesis on the evolution of operational art, 1870-1941, under the supervision of VMI professor R. Geoffrey Jensen. He currently serves as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.