Military News: Phoenixville's Alvarado awarded

Cadet Tristen R. Alvarado recently graduated from Sea Cadet Recruit Training in Honor Company. Image provided

Sea Cadet Tristen R. Alvarado, a resident of Phoenixville, PA, has earned a Citation Ribbon as a member of Honor Company at the Sea Cadet graduation on June 29at Great Lakes, IL. In order to attain this recognition, the entire company of cadets had to pass several inspections and provide proof of competency in academic and practical factors. This company earned a score of 4.87 out of 5. Cadet Alvarado drills with San Antonio (LPD-17) Division of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps at the Naval Support Activity in northeast Philadelphia.

Cadet Alvarado is a senior attending Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School. He hopes to attend college and is gathering all the experiences available to determine his final direction in life. He has a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.