Wheaton College
Ranger Challenge cadets pose for a picture after pulling the Humvee down the road.

The Humvee Pull

Ranger Challenge cadets pose for a picture after pulling the Humvee down the road.

Cadet Tim Speace

MS IV

Cadet Speace is an integral part of the Rolling Thunder Battalion. As anInternational Relations major, he maintains a high GPA while balancing intramural athletics and campus activities. He’s the Director of Wheaton College’s Honduras Project, an annual student-run trip to aid the people of Honduras. He has volunteered as a campus tour guide and host to prospective students. He exemplifies what it truly means to be a scholar, athlete and leader.

Cadet Matt Shuba

MS III

Cadet Matt Shuba and Cadet Shay Reid have proven themselves to be physically and mentally tough leaders. Working toward a Business Management major and a Coaching minor, Cadet Shuba is a varsity baseball player, Ranger Challenge competitor, and Airborne school graduate. He’s also a member of the North Central College Student Athletic Advising Committee. Cadet Reid is a Theatre major and member of OMEGA, Lewis University’s drama ministry. She has been involved in shows such as “You Can’t Take It With You” and “The Boys Next Door”.    

Caitlin Simms

MS II

Cadet Simms is a Nursing Student at Olivet Nazarene University. In high school, Caitlin was the President of her choir and received the school’s 2004 leadership award. She continues to lead others through ROTC, her involvement in Sister2Sister (a campus mentoring program), and her membership on the Judicial Council for the past two years.