Penn State ROTC Award 2017 – Hannah Levine

The CPT Brian Faunce Memorial Fund presented its fourteenth annual ROTC award to graduating Penn State University senior Hannah Levine. This award is given to the Penn State Army ROTC student who best demonstrates the spirit, leadership and courage of CPT Faunce.

Collegiate Accomplishments

Cadet Hannah Levine is a senior studying Public Relations with minors in Information Sciences and Technology, and Military Studies. Hannah earned Dean’s List every semester so far, including multiple semesters with a 4.0 GPA. She also exceeds the 300-point maximum on the Army Physical Fitness Test!

Hailing from the Hazleton area in northeastern Pennsylvania, Hannah is proud to be a part of the Nittany Lion Battalion serving as the Cadet Battalion Commander. Cadet Levine hopes to branch Military Intelligence with a branch detail of Field Artillery in the active duty component next spring.

Hannah’s Army ROTC training and accomplishments include:

  • Cadet Initial Entry Training
  • Cadet Leader’s Course
  • Cadet Troop Leader Training Course
  • First-ever Tactics Club Commander for the ROTC club focusing on both small unit tactics and marksmanship
  • American Legion Scholarship Excellence Medal in 2015
  • Department of the Army Superior Cadet Award in 2016
  • Colonels Tedesco Army ROTC Scholarship

Outside of Army ROTC life Hannah’s been busy as well, participating in the following student and volunteer activities:

  • Ski Club
  • NLB Rifle Team
  • Several theatre organizations
  • College of Communications Student Council THON Chair (Penn State’s annual Dance Marathon benefiting pediatric cancer)
  • Internship with TFP Limited in their Public Relations department

Additional Awards

In the spring of 2015, Levine was awarded the College of Communications Davis Award by the Don Davis Program in Ethical Leadership in recognition for work promoting responsibility and integrity within the college. Levine was also selected as the College of Communications Representative for the 2015 General Electric Student Leadership Workshop, where she worked closely with GE engineers and business professionals.

Congratulations Hannah!

We wish Cadet Hannah Levine the best in all her future endeavors.

Hannah Levine, with three of her four co-applicants to the CPT Brian Faunce Memorial Award, 2017

Brian’s father Rich Faunce adds Hannah’s nameplate to our perpetual plaque.