Those who succeed in the Army ROTC program are students who excel and want something more out of their college experience. Generally, these students are scholars who keep their grades up, athletes who are physically strong and leaders who have a great desire to learn.
Drake University's ROTC program is a branch of the prestigious Iowa State University's Cyclone Battalion. Cyclone Battalion consistently places high in the Leadership Developement and Assessment Course (LDAC). The ISU program also includes Buena Vista University. The current Bulldog Company Military Science Instructor is Patrick Hendrickson.