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Corps of Cadets alumnus 2nd Lt. Peter Schadt named Syracuse game Hokie Hero

October 16, 2016

U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Peter Schadt

U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Peter Schadt
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Peter Schadt

U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Peter Schadt, a 2015 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus who earned a degree in economics from the Pamplin College of Business, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Syracuse.

The Hokie Hero program honors corps alumni who are deployed. Recipients are highlighted by Jon Laaser and Mike Burnop during their radio broadcast of Hokie football games, on the Corps of Cadets website, and in the Corps Review magazine.

Schadt is deployed for nine months to Kuwait as a member of the 1st Armor Division, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, in support of Operation Spartan Shield. He is the Alpha Company transportation platoon leader in the 123rd Brigade Support Battalion.

As a senior, Schadt was the logistics officer for Army ROTC.

Nominate a Hokie Hero

The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Hokie Hero program, started in 2006 by IMG College, honors Corps alumni who are deployed. Jon Laaser and Mike Burnop highlight the honorees during each Hokie football game's radio broadcast.

To nominate a Hokie Hero, email Patsy Hosner

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