Cadet Devin Scofield, a junior majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science, is the honorary flag cadet for Saturday’s football game against North Carolina.

The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets and the Virginia Tech football team continue their partnership to highlight the colors during the pre-game ceremony at every football game.

Three football players, chosen because of their performance in the last game or at practice, carry the American flag, the state flag, and the team’s spirit flag and lead the team onto the field. They deliver the flags to cadets at the south end of the field. 

The cadets, also selected based on their performance in the corps, render honor to the flags and carry them off the field. Three first-year cadets are selected for home games. This year, an upper-class cadet will be recognized as an honorary flag cadet for away games.

Scofield is part of the corps’ Citizen-Leader Track program, and she will pursue a career in the health care industry after graduation. Cadets in the Citizen-Leader Track program will not have a military obligation after college.

She is being recognized for taking on additional duties with Foxtrot Company, her unit within the corps, including preparing the company for upcoming events and supervising training for sophomore fire team leaders who are now working with first-year cadets.

Scofield “is an outstanding cadet who has always been extremely reliable, trustworthy, and motivated,” said Cadet Angela Clay, a senior in Air Force ROTC majoring in meteorology in the College of Natural Resources and Environment. “She is truly a cadet of exemplary character, instilled with the confidence to influence a team and develop herself as an individual. She has shown her vigilance by taking every challenge in stride.”

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