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Heroism Day by Numbers

The Citadel's 2nd Annual Heroism Day was held on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011.  Below is "Heroism Day by Numbers," which illustrates the impact this event made on our community.


ARLAND D. WILLIAMS, JR. HEROISM DAY: November 8, 2011
One day, three core values: Honor, Duty, Respect
Three missions: Remember a Hero, Thank a Hero, Be a Hero
26 approved options, A-Z, planned/led by faculty-staff-student collaborators

 

SHARE PROJECT

634 Freshman cadets and 134 trained Jr-Sr cadet leaders taught students in
13 CCSD Innovation Zone schools about heroism and helped them make cards for their heroes and heroines (Teams A,B) Total person hours = 4,742 (est. value id="mce_marker"01,289*)

33 Cadets documented heroism programs and/or sorted and distributed hundreds of SHARE project school children’s Thank You cards and letters to veterans, firefighters, police, & healthcare professionals (Team J, U). Total person hours = 141

 

KRAUSE LEADERSHIP CENTER SERVICE LEARNING TEAMS

278 cadets participated in direct service to 25 community partner agencies (Team C)
Total Person Hours = 2,418 (est. value $51,648*)

 

OTHER DIRECT SERVICE INITIATIVES (Teams H, L, M, O, P, Q, S, V, W)

199 cadets participated in direct service to an additional 9 community agencies
Total Person Hours = 1,124 (est. value $24,009*)

 

PT TO HONOR AND REMEMBER VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY

378 Cadets, veteran students, and staff engaged in rigorous PT to honor and appreciate the sacrifices of veterans/active duty military (Teams D, G, I)
Total person hours = 1512

 

TRAINING FOR FUTURE HEROIC SERVICE TO COUNTRY AND COMMUNITY

155 Cadets trained in Disaster Relief, first aid, or CPR (E, K); Total person hours 888
47
Cadets trained and prepared for discipline-specific specific service (R,T,X);
Total person hours 236

30 Cadets, veteran students, and active duty undergraduates prepared for
career military service (Team F) Total person hours = 150

 

REINFORCEMENT OF CORE VALUES

36 Cadets participated in in-depth examination of Honor, Duty, and Respect definitions and applications (Teams N, Y) Total person hours = 230

61 Cadets fulfilled civic duty to work polls and campaigns to support the electoral process (Team Z) Total Person hrs 1220

 

DEVELOPMENT OF PRINCIPLED LEADERS

60 Faculty and Staff prepared and led Heroism Day activities
18
CGC students prepared and led Heroism Day activities
201 Cadets trained and served as Team CIC’s

 

*Economic value estimates estimated based on Corporation for National and Community Service rate of $21.36/hr.
See
www.volunteeringinamerica.gov

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