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Cadet Briggs P. Tucker, Class of 2010Scholarship Q&A: 
Cadet Briggs P. Tucker, Class of 2010

Name: Briggs Tucker
Company:  Tango  
Graduation Year: 2010
Hometown: Blythewood, SC
Scholarships: 
   - Charles Adams Carson, Sr., Scholarship
   - E.B. Peebles, Jr./Dravo Corporation Scholarship
   - Jesse Timothy Reese Memorial Scholarship

Why did you come to The Citadel?

To have a college experience that would allow me opportunities I could not find at another institution.

What has been your most challenging experience since you arrived on campus?

Revamping the staff of The Brigadier, the official newspaper of the Corps of Cadets, as Editor-In-Chief.

Has your scholarship award enabled you to pursue or accomplish any goals you might otherwise have been unable to attain?

It has taken the financial burden off my parents and made it easier for me to remain in school.

What do you enjoy most about your Citadel experience?

The friends I have made.

Have any specific professors, TAC officers, or cadet mentors played a formative role in your intellectual development?

Maj Preston, Associate Professor of History;
Lt Col Mailloux, Associate Professor of English; and
Lt Col Sberna, Director of Cadet Activities

How have you changed since coming to The Citadel?

I have matured greatly and I am a more well-rounded individual.

Where do you hope to go from here?

I hope to go on to a career in journalism.

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