Cameron University Army ROTC cadets commissioned as second lieutenants

Two cadets from Cameron University's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program received commissions as Second Lieutenants (2LT) in the U.S. Army during a recent ceremony.

2LT Beau Hughes is pinned with officer's bars by his father Matthew Hughes (left) and grandfather Buryl Hughes (right). 2LT Beau M. Hughes, Lawton, has earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a minor in military science. He has received an active duty assignment to the Transportation Corps.

Family members Jason Hart (left) and Dawson Lowery place the officer's rank on the shoulders of 2LT Sean Lowery.2LT Sean P. Lowery, Cyril, is a Distinguished Military Student who has earned a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science with a minor in psychology. He will serve on active duty as a Signal Corps officer.

Cadets in CU’s Comanche Battalion must meet rigorous physical fitness demands, achieve satisfactory evaluations in leadership skills, support the community through various service-related activities, and, as seniors, serve as mentors to the junior class members, all while maintaining a minimum overall GPA of 2.0, a 3.0 in military science, and a 3.2 or above for competitive active duty positions.

For students seeking leadership skills, service opportunities, or a career in the military (active duty or reserve), Cameron University’s ROTC program provides the pathway to achieving those goals. To learn more about becoming a member of the Cameron University’s Comanche Battalion, contact the George D. Keathley Department of Military Science at 580-581-2340 or email



September 12, 2019