2014 STA commanders selected

Two St. Thomas Academy cadets from the St. Croix Valley were among Class of 2014 members selected to assume command of the Corps of Cadets May 17. Michael Smilanich of Stillwater is F Company Commander and Brock Carlson of Lake Elmo is Band Company Commander, officials at the Mendota Heights school announced. Other commanders selected are Michael Conners, Sunfish Lake, A Company; Charles Johnson, Inver Grove Heights, B Company; Jack Dougherty, Cottage Grove, C Company; John Neuberger, Edina, D Company; James Riley, Apple Valley, E Company; Vince Ternes, Pine Springs, Honor Guard Company; Walker Lee, St. Paul, S-1 Adjutant; Chad Hanson, Mendota Heights, S-2 Technology Officer; Chris Huberty, St. Paul, S-3 Training and Operations; Jack Flynn, Apple Valley, S-4 Logistics-Mentorship Officer; Connor Plunkett, Minneapolis, S-5 Public Affairs Officer, and Zach Weier, Shoreview, Brigade Command Sergeant Major. A cadet colonel and leader of the Corps of Cadets and five cadet lieutenant colonels will be chosen at a November promotion ceremony. (Photo courtesy of STA)

Two St. Thomas Academy cadets from the St. Croix Valley were among Class of 2014 members selected to assume command of the Corps of Cadets May 17. Michael Smilanich of Stillwater is F Company Commander and Brock Carlson of Lake Elmo is Band Company Commander, officials at the Mendota Heights school announced. Other commanders selected are Michael Conners, Sunfish Lake, A Company; Charles Johnson, Inver Grove Heights, B Company; Jack Dougherty, Cottage Grove, C Company; John Neuberger, Edina, D Company; James Riley, Apple Valley, E Company; Vince Ternes, Pine Springs, Honor Guard Company; Walker Lee, St. Paul, S-1 Adjutant; Chad Hanson, Mendota Heights, S-2 Technology Officer; Chris Huberty, St. Paul, S-3 Training and Operations; Jack Flynn, Apple Valley, S-4 Logistics-Mentorship Officer; Connor Plunkett, Minneapolis, S-5 Public Affairs Officer, and Zach Weier, Shoreview, Brigade Command Sergeant Major. A cadet colonel and leader of the Corps of Cadets and five cadet lieutenant colonels will be chosen at a November promotion ceremony. (Photo courtesy of STA)

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