Corps of Cadets Military Awards Ceremony
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will hold its annual Military Awards Ceremony. Cadets will receive recognition from the Corps, the university's ROTC units, and various military and veteran's organizations.
Among the awards to be handed out is the Beverly S. Parrish Award, also known as the Gold Cord. This highly competitive award goes to the top company in the Corps, and it is the most anticipated and prized award of the ceremony. Criteria include the academic performance of the unit, recruiting efforts, cadet retention, discipline, room and uniform inspections, and drill performance.