Cadet Shane, '12
Degree: BS, Mechanical Engineering
Reasons for choosing AFROTC:
The opportunity to fly for a living; it would be an honor to serve and honor my family and country. Plus, I've been around all of the services growing up, and the Air Force was where I felt most comfortable.
Describe how your experience with AFROTC has been beneficial to you during your time at WPI.
I have built up my written and verbal communication skills. Also, AFROTC really drove home the importance of service before self. Finally, it has done a great job of keeping me motivated.
What you hope to do when you graduate?
I’d like to enter active duty as soon as possible—and get hired for a great engineering job in the Air Force.
Groups or extracurricular activities you participate in at WPI:
- Arnold Air Society
- Tau Beta Pi
- Intramural sports (flag football and floor hockey)
Academic or professional awards you have received:
- Allan Glazer Award for Most Outstanding (Junior) Mechanical Engineering Student
- W. Randolph Lovelace Award for Most Outstanding AS300 (Junior) Cadet in AFROTC Northeast Region