Cadet chosen to highlight the colors at the Pittsburgh game
Cadet Nicholas Dominique will travel with the Hokies to receive the flags at Saturday’s football game at Pittsburgh.
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets and the Virginia Tech football team continue their proud 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. At home games three first-year cadets are selected, and one or two upper-class cadets travel with the team and receive the flags at away games.
Dominique is a junior in Air Force ROTC majoring in industrial systems engineering in the College of Engineering. A proven asset to his corps' company, he consistently dedicates himself to helping his first-year cadets in both corps' performance and academics. His enthusiasm for investing in others makes him an impactful and passionate member of his company’s training team, and he is held in high regard by the cadets in his charge.