Press Release: Congressman Ross to Host Academy Day on October 13, 2012
Students Interested in Attending a US Military Academy Encouraged to Attend This Session
Sep 28, 2012 -
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dennis Ross announced today his office will be hosting its fourth “Academy Day” on Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m. at the James West Reserve Center in Lakeland, FL. Local high school students interested in learning more about the opportunities available at the five U.S. Service Academies are invited to attend.
Congressman Ross said, “Each year I have the honor of nominating some of Central Florida’s brightest students to the U.S. Service Academies. The process of obtaining an appointment is a competitive one, and my staff and I want to do everything we can to assist students with navigating the application and nomination process.”
Representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Naval, Military, Merchant Marine and Coast Guard Academies will be present to discuss the requirements, commitments and benefits of attending a service academy. Families of interested students, school officials and guidance counselors are encouraged to attend as well.
Congressman Ross continued, "Our nation’s service academies offer students a top-notch education and promising career in serving our country. Our goal is to connect exemplary students in our district with these opportunities.”
James B. West Reserve Center
905 North Ingraham Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801
Saturday, October 13
10:00 a.m. Formal Presentations Begin
11:30 a.m. Q&A, Visit with Academy Representatives
For more information on the service academy nomination process or to view the application for nomination, please visit our website, dennisross.house.gov.