Lincoln's Challenge Academy observed the National Day of Prayer with the Cadet Chaplains hosting the program. CDT Spain of Team 1 was the Master of Cermonies. The program opened with the National Anthem by selected cadets of Team 6. Cdt Norris of Team 1 gave the invocation and CDT Spain introduced the official party. CDT Gomez of Team 9 and CDT Norris of Team 1 read their poems that they wrote for this occasion, CDT Williams of Team 5 read the National Day Prayer. Reverend Winfrey was the keynote speaker and the choir, Voices of Challenge, sang Amazing Grace and God Bless America. The prayer for The Lincoln's Challenge and Its Leadership was given by CDT Gomez of Team 9, the prayer of the State of Illinois and Its Leadership was given by CDT Smith of Team 1, and the prayer for the Cadets and Cadets Leadership was given by CDT Hunsberger of Team 3 and the Prayer for America was given by CDT Nunnally, Team 9. CDT Daniel of Team 9 gave the benediction to close the program.
The staff wants to thank the Cadets for giving such an outstanding program and a huge thanks to LT Buzan for the time spent with the cadet Chaplains.