To earn this distinction, a cadet must maintain a 3.0 average in all courses.
Roden graduated from Munford High School in 2008 and will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army upon graduation at West Point in May 2014.
About West Point
The U.S. Military Academy is a four-year co-educational federal undergraduate liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. Founded in 1802 as America's first college of engineering, it consistently ranks as one of the top colleges in the nation. A pre-eminent leader development institution, its mission remains constant - to educate, train and inspire cadets for careers of professional service to the Army and the nation. For more information go to www.westpoint.edu.