Who is eligible to
Plebes, Yearlings, and
Cows are invited to apply to be Cadet Delegates to the NCEA conference. First Class Cadet are invited to engage the
Cadet Leadership Committee to inquire about serving as Cadet Facilitators
Where is the
The conference will occur in Jefferson Library, Ike Hall, and the West Point Club at West Point.
What are the
NCEA begins on 3 February with training for the faculty and Cadet
facilitators. The conference opening
ceremony is on 4 February, and the conference closes with an outbrief to
Academy leadership from the Cadets in attendance on 5 February. A formal banquet will close the conference on
the evening of 5 February.
Why should I apply to
The Superintendent has given Cadets
a unique chance to (1) examine what inspires honorable living and building
trust at the Academy, (2) identify obstacles to inspiring honorable living and
building trust, and (3) provide recommendations for improving the West Point
experience. Any Cadet who is interested
in improving West Point and in leaving a legacy in the Long Grey Line should
How do I apply to
An online application will become available to Cadets on November
18. A link to this application will be
distributed to the Corps through email, an announcement from the Poop Deck, and
announcements on the Mess Hall screen beginning November 18. The application deadline will close on
December 6th. The Cadet
Leadership Committee will select attendees and notify all Cadets of the
decisions of Cadet Delegates by 8 January 2014
Why is this NCEA
internal to West Point?
This year’s NCEA is internal to West
Point for two principal reasons. First,
the focus of this conference is to inspire honorable living and building trust
within the Corps of Cadets. The West
Point-centric focus lends this conference to an internal model. Second, constraints place on West Point
regarding conferences, and travel added to the decision to hold an internal
Who supports NCEA?
NCEA is supported by the NCEA Cadet Leadership Committee with the
guidance of the Simon Center and the generous financial support of the Class of
Is NCEA all work and
No. The delegates will
have several chances to gather in a social atmosphere.