Every semester, the Wildcat Battalion hosts a Mentorship Breakfast for the Cadets to help them develop their leadership skills. This year, we were honored to have retired Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer and the fifth amputee in Navy history to remain on active duty, Mr. Scott Arias.
Mr. Arias spoke about resiliency and the rewards that follow overcoming life’s obstacles. He used his life story as the backdrop for an amazing discussion with our Cadets. His inspiring story was well received and will have a positive impact on our Cadets for years to come. Look for the future publication, Pick Up Your Mat and Walk, by Mr. Arias to learn more about his personal story of success through adversity.
Each semester, the Wildcat Battalion and the Flying Wildcats partner with the College of Arts and Sciences to host a 5K run around UK's campus. The Dean's Staff and their family members are encouraged to come for an early morning run with the Cadets and enjoy refreshments afterwards.