Monday, June 26, 2017
Troiola presents award at CG Academy
NEW LONDON, CT — American Legion National Vice Commander V. James Troiola presented an athletics award to a graduating Coast Guard Academy cadet who is a national sailing champion.
The former Department of New York commander presented an Individual Proficiency Award for Athletics at the Commencement Awards Program May 16 to now-Ensign Nikole Barnes. Barnes is 2015-2016 Women’s National College Sailor of the Year and the 2014-2015 All-American Women’s Skipper. Both honors are through the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA).