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|Gold Squad Award|
|Awarded by UF Starfleet Academy|
|*Award Type: Ribbon|
|*Eligibility: UF Starfleet Academy Cadets Under 18 years of Age|
|*Awarded For: Academic Prowess|
|*Combat/Non-Combat: non combat|
Top students per college, recognized once a year (1 student per year per college). Each Course Professor, once a year, will submit their Top Students to his/her Dean with the reason as to why this person is selected as a Top Student. Once the dean of that college receives all nominations, he/she will pick one person who will be the winner of the Red Squad Award of that College for that year.