A Norwich University Cadet shares a gentle twirl with a resident of the Mayo Nursing Home in Northfield, Vermont. Each year male and female cadets from the nation’s oldest private military college organize the Mayo Ball, a formal dance for residents of the nursing home. Photograph by Mark Collier, Norwich University Office of Communications.
A Norwich University rook, or first-year cadet, celebrates a successful Dog River Run with a whoop of triumph. The run marks the celebratory end to the intense, week-long initiation and training regime cadets undergo upon entering the nation’s oldest private military college. Photograph by Mark Collier, Norwich University Office of Communications.