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University of Utah NROTC is honored to welcome you back and thanks you for your service!

To celebrate our heritage, our NROTC Unit would like to keep in contact with all of our active/reserve/retired commissioned officers!  As an alumnus we would love to hear from you.  Please take a moment to fill out a contact information form and let us know if you would like to be notified of upcoming NROTC events.  Also, spread the word to your fellow classmates! If you have any questions with how this information will be used, please see the privacy statement at the bottom of this page.

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Recent Alumni Spotlight



Special Warfare (EOD)

Marine Ground

picture of LTJG Smith


LTJG Zachary Smith

Class of 2017

LTJG Smith graduated from Westminster College in 2017 and was selected to be a Student Naval Aviator. Upon completion of primary aviation training, he was selected for the strike (jets) pipeline.  LTJG Smith recently received his wings and will shortly be heading to the fleet replacement squadron for his community.                                                                                                                         


LTJG Pearrow receiving her dolphin pin


LTJG Shari Pearrow

Class of 2017

Former OC Shari Pearrow graduated from the Univsersity of Utah in 2017. After commissioning, she began Nuclear Power School in Charleston, SC. After completion of power school and the remainder of the nuclear propulsion pipeline, she joined a ballistic missle submarine crew. The photo featured is of LTJG Pearrow receiving her submarine warfare device.

Picture of LTJG Guyer getting ready for a dive.


LTJG Nathan Guyer

Class of 2017

LTJG Nathan Guyer graduated from Westminster College in 2017.  He is currently in school to be come an Explosive Ordinance Disposal Technician. The photo featured is of him in dive school. 

2nd Lt Erich Orellana with his Intel School classmates


2nd Lt Erich Orellana

Class of 2019

2ndLt Orellana graduated from Westminster College in 2019 and attended The Basic School immediately after, where he was designated as a Ground Intelligence Officer.  He has graduated from the Infantry Officer Course, Scout Sniper Unit Leader Course, Tactical Intelligence Officer Course and Ground Intelligence Officer Course.  He is currently at 1st MLG at Camp Pendleton, California.

Last Updated: 4/13/24