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LCA Senior, Kathryn Sandford, Promoted to Cadet Lt. Colonel

September 26, 2023
By Lexington Christian Academy

Congratulations to LCA senior, Kathryn Sandford, a Cadet Major in the Kentucky Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), who was promoted to Cadet Lieutenant Colonel last Thursday evening in a ceremony at the LCA Rose Campus Chapel. This rank marks the completion of the cadet program and allows Cadet Sandford to test for the exceedingly rare rank of Cadet Colonel and accompanying Spaatz award. With this promotion to Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Sandford is the only female high school cadet in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to hold this distinction.

Additionally, Sandford received the Eaker Award, which marks the completion of Phase IV of the CAP Cadet Program, recognizing sustained excellence in all four areas of cadet life: leadership, aerospace, fitness, and character. Fewer than two percent of cadets receive this award and the accompanying promotion to Cadet Lieutenant Colonel. Read More Here