Ser­vice Acad­emy Info Night

Escalon Times - - NEWS -

U.S. Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Jeff Den­ham (R-Tur­lock) will host a Ser­vice Acad­emy In­for­ma­tion Night on Thurs­day, Sept. 21 at Gre­gori High School in Modesto. This event is open to all par­ents and stu­dents in eighth through 12th grades from Cal­i­for­nia’s 10th con­gres­sional dis­trict and will give an over­view of the Acad­emy nom­i­na­tion process.

“United States Mil­i­tary Acad­e­mies pro­duce some of Amer­ica’s most skilled armed forces mem­bers. Each year I have the honor of nom­i­nat­ing Cen­tral Val­ley high school stu­dents will­ing to de­vote them­selves to serv­ing our coun­try,” said Rep. Den­ham. “This event gives stu­dents and par­ents the in­for­ma­tion they need to present the strong­est ap­pli­ca­tion pos­si­ble.”

Stu­dents in­ter­ested in ap­ply­ing to the U.S. Mil­i­tary Acad­emy at West Point, U.S. Naval Acad­emy at An­napo­lis, U.S. Air Force Acad­emy at Colorado Springs, or the U.S. Mer­chant Ma­rine Acad­emy at Kings Point will be able to meet with rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the acad­e­mies. Rep. Den­ham and his staff will also be on hand to an­swer ques­tions about ap­ply­ing for of­fi­cial Con­gres­sional rec­om­men­da­tion.

The event will take place in room L101 at Gre­gori High School, 3701 Pir­rone Road, Modesto, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Kassi For­tado at kassi.for­ or (209) 579-5458.

Den­ham rep­re­sents Cal­i­for­nia’s 10th con­gres­sional dis­trict, which in­cludes Stanis­laus County and a por­tion of San Joaquin County. He is the chair­man of the House Trans­porta­tion and In­fra­struc­ture Sub­com­mit­tee on Rail­roads, Pipe­lines and Haz­ardous Ma­te­ri­als and also serves on the House Com­mit­tees on Agri­cul­ture and Nat­u­ral Re­sources.

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