Cadet of the YearPublished Jan 13, 2014 at 10:24 am (Updated Jan 13, 2014 at 10:24 am)
Cadet of the Year
Cadet First Lieutenant Anthony DeRubeis, a 2013 graduate of Upper St. Clair High Schoo1, was awarded Cadet of the Year by Civil Air Patrol’s Allegheny Composite Squadron 602 at the unit’s annual banquet, held Dec. 7 at Skyvue Firehall. Cadet 1st Lt. DeRubeis has served in the cadet program of the Allegheny Squadron of Civil Air Patrol for almost four years. Since joining, he has been extremely active and has worked his way to Cadet First Lieutenant, one of the highest ranks a student can achieve. He has also held all flight level positions, the position of squadron first sergeant, and is currently the cadet recruiter and deputy cadet commander for his unit. An active member of the squadron’s search and rescue ground team, DeRubeis is training for ground team leader. Currently, DeRubeis attends Point Park University for intelligence and national security, and Army ROTC at the University of Pittsburgh. Pictured with Cadet First Lieutenant Anthony DeRubeis (center) is Squadron 602 Captain Tim Steiner and Cadet Second Lieutenant Mikeala Zacher.