Rosa tells cadets to come forward with info on ReVille
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV)-- Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa called a special assembly of cadets, staff and faculty Tuesday afternoon to discuss the school's involvement with the allegations against Louis "Skip" ReVille. ReVille is being charged with molesting five teenage boys, and is expected to face six more charges from Hanahan police.In a news conference Monday afternoon, Lt. Gen. Rosa said that he was saddened and disgusted by the events and admitted that The Citadel should have proceeded further after receiving the initial complaint against ReVille.
He encouraged students and staff to go online and watch videos of Monday's press conference and said that their focus was to do the right thing.
"If you were a camper at The Citadel summer camp and you know of anything of value, I think it is your duty to go inform the Charleston Police Department," Rosa said.Lt. Gen. Rosa also spoke of missing cadet, Joshua Edwards, saying that the cadet was very upset and distraught."It affects all of us...so what I am asking you to do is look out for each other."Edwards' family has asked for a memorial service to be held on Thursday afternoon. Lt. Gen. Rosa said The Citadel would honor that request.