To be included on the Board of Trustees Honors List, cadets must earn three uniform stars for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance during the semester. This means a cadet must simultaneously attain a term grade point average above 3.15, be in the top 25 percent of their class in military performance and obtain a score of 270 or higher on the Physical Fitness Examination. Those who make the list are among the top 2 percent in the rankings of the approximately 1,000 cadets that make up the corps.
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy, one of the nation’s five federal service academies, is located on the west bank of the Thames River. Each year, the Coast Guard Academy graduates approximately 200 newly commissioned ensigns to lead the smallest of all the military services. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has been recognized as one of the top institutions of higher learning by U.S. News &World Report, The Princeton Review, Forbes Magazine, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Cadet Wolhaupter is the son of Susan and Charles Wolhaupter of Agoura Hills. He graduated in 2010 from Agoura High School.