With the nominations for the 2017 class of the Cadets Hall of Fame officially closed, we have Cadets that span generation up for consideration. From the tragic story of a drum major's life cut short to a flood of nominations for someone who was both Cadet of the Year and is currently a member of The Cadets' staff, there is no shortage on the stories of dedication, commitment and love for The Cadets. Click one of the names below to read the inspirational letters of nomination and support for those who exemplify the very best of what it means to be a Cadet.
- Barbara Moroney
- Ben Pouncey
- Bill and Pat Croissant
- Bobby Petersen
- Doug Rutherford
- Emma Roberts-Martinez
- Frank Anthony
- George Hilger
- George Petrencak
- Jon Bilby
- Ken Conklin
- Michael Jones
- Rich Armstrong
- Warren Corman
- William Kaufmann
If you missed your chance to nominate one of the Cadets listed above, it's not too late to send in a letter of support. Letters of support are not restricted to alumni, anyone can submit a letter supporting one of the people listed above who they believe have made an important impact on The Cadets. Letters of support must be submitted before April 27. Submit yours by emailing Hall of Fame Committee Chairman Jim Zulick at . Check out the rest of the important Hall of Fame dates in 2017!
April 27 : Final day for the public to submit letters of support.
April 30 : Class of 2017 finalists are announced at The Cadets' April camp. Additional letters of support may be submitted for finalist candidates.
May 10 : Due date for final letters of support.
May 15 : Committee votes to select the three members of the Hall of Fame Class of 2017.
May 20 : Class of 2017 announced live following the first full rehearsal of Spring Training.
July 1 : Special presentation of Class of 2017 inductees at the Day of Cadets in Clifton, N.J. as a part of the Hall of Fame Celebration and Cadets Kickoff
July 2 : Special recognition of Class of 2017 inductees at The Cadets' Drum Corps: An American Tradition event in Clifton, N.J.
August 3 : Class of 2017 Recognition Ceremony at the DCI Tour of Champions event at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa.