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April-20-96

Woman Waiting For Court Decision For Admission At The Citadel

One year after Shannon Faulkner successfully opened the doors to women at The Citadel, one of the nation's most prestigious old boys clubs, another woman is challenging the courts for her admission. Nancy Mellette, 18, is actively challenging The Citadel's all-male admissions policy with cases pending in the South Carolina District Court and the Supreme Court. While she waits for a decision from the courts, she has decided to attend a one year program at the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School in Fort Monmouth , N.J., this fall

Media Resources: Washington Post - April 17, 1996