WHO: Eight Mercer University students, including Amber Ziegler-the fourth sister from her family to be a part of Mercer ROTC and the fourth in her family to graduate and be commissioned a second lieutenant at the University
WHAT: ROTC cadets will be commissioned as U.S. Army second lieutenants then graduate from Mercer later the same day
WHEN: Sunday, May 9, at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Willingham Hall, Mercer's Macon Campus. Go to the North entrance off College Street. Willingham is on Coleman Avenue next to the Administration Building.
WHY: Six of the cadets will be entering active duty after they are commissioned as officers and graduate Sunday. Two of the newly commissioned officers will enter the U.S. Army Reserve.
Media interested in covering the event should contact Jenny Butkus at (478) 301-4037 or (478) 731-3668.