Cadet Brett Smith was named one of two national Navy Federal Credit Union ROTC All-American Scholarship winners who tied for Student of the Year. He received a $6,500 scholarship and Virginia Tech’s ROTC programs received $7,500.

Smith, a senior physics major, was recognized at the Military Bowl on December 31. In Spring 2019 he will serve as cadet wing commander for the Air Force ROTC, the highest position a student can hold.