Emory & Henry Senior Zane Seymore Commissioned by United States Army

Posted by Tyler Segraves
Zane Seymore, a graduating senior at Emory & Henry College and Glade Spring, Va. native, was commissioned by the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry on May 7, 2022 at 2 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel on the Emory campus following its Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m.

At Emory & Henry College, students work alongside peers and professors at East Tennessee State University to take ROTC classes that will lead them toward graduating in four years with a degree and the opportunity to serve their country. Lieutenant Seymore will be the third officer to be commissioned from the Emory & Henry College ROTC program under Charlie Quillin, Col, USAF (ret), Veterans Services and ROTC Coordinator at Emory & Henry. Seymore will earn a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Crime and Society and a Minor in Psychology from the College. Zane is a strong student, natural athlete, born leader and a superb representative of Emory & Henry,” said Quillin.

After graduation on May 7, Seymore will serve in the Virginia Army National Guard and has been assigned as an Infantry Officer to the Christiansburg-based Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment. He will perform his duties as a Platoon Leader there. Outside of serving in the armed forces Seymore plans to pursue a career in law enforcement as a Virginia State Trooper.

“I’m so appreciative to my parents, Sam and Sonja Seymore, family and friends for their continued love and support through this journey to becoming a commissioned Army Officer,” said Future Second Lieutenant Seymore. “I would also like to thank COL (R) Quillin for everything he has done for me and my professional development since joining ROTC, as well as the cadre in the program itself.”

To learn more about the ROTC program at Emory & Henry, visit: www.ehc.edu/rotc

  • Zane Seymore (right) and LTC Kent Monas (left) ETSU Professor of Military Science, during a previous awards ceremony while Zane was a member of the ROTC program at Emory & Henry College.
    East Tennessee State University

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  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/280-emory-henry-college-opens-interfaith-prayer"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/3171_InterfaithPrayerRoom16_2.rev.1518211260.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/3171_InterfaithPrayerRoom16_2.rev.1518211260.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/3171_InterfaithPrayerRoom16_2.rev.1518211260.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/3171_InterfaithPrayerRoom16_2.rev.1518211260.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/3171_InterfaithPrayerRoom16_2.rev.1518211260.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/3171_InterfaithPrayerRoom16_2.rev.1518211260.jpg" alt="Student Safa Farhoumand helps dedicate the Interfaith Prayer Room." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/3171_InterfaithPrayerRoom16_2.rev.1518211260.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/3171_InterfaithPrayerRoom16_2.rev.1518211260.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/280-emory-henry-college-opens-interfaith-prayer">Emory & Henry College Opens Interfaith Prayer Room</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p> Equipped with chairs, tables, prayer rugs and religious texts, a room in the lower-level of Memorial Chapel on the Emory & Henry College campus is now available for students of all faiths to have a quiet place to pray and meditate.</p><a href="/live/news/280-emory-henry-college-opens-interfaith-prayer" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>