Army Commissioning Ceremony Held at Columbus State

Five cadets from Columbus State University’s Army ROTC Cougar Battalion are now commissioned officers in the U.S. Army.

The cadets took their oath of office, administered by Brig. Gen. Christopher T. Donahue, the former U.S. Army Infantry School commandant, at a Commissioning Ceremony on May 18.  The new officers were also administered the oath of office by LTC Carlos Lock during their commencement ceremonies.

Below is a list of the new officers and their degrees.


  • William Akoo, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

  • Ashley Barnett, Bachelor of Science in Sociology

  • Timothy Brown, Bachelor of Business Administration Management

  • Savannah Miller, Bachelor of Arts in Mathemathics

  • Allen Ransom, Bachelor of Science in Psychology