Congressional Virtual Service Academy Fair
Saturday, October 16 10:00am-11:30am via zoom
This virtual event is open to all high school students across Pennsylvania's 2nd and 3rd congressional districts who are interested in learning more about or applying for admission to any of the following United States Service Academies:
- The United States Military Academy (West Point)
- The United States Naval Academy (Annapolis)
- The United States Air Force Academy
- The United States Coast Guard Academy
- The United States Merchant Marine Academy
Representatives from each of these institutions will be joining us to talk about their respective academies, offer information and answer questions you may have about academy life, admissions and anything else you may want to know.
Staff from Congressman Boyle, Congresswoman Scanlon, and Congressman Evan's offices will also be available to answer questions about the process of applying for a nomination from your member of Congress to any of the service academies.
To register, please go to https://bit.ly/3EWgK3WMilitary CareersFor information on military careers, visit the following websites:
Temple University Army ROTC Program - ROTC Information for High School Students
For more information on Air Force ROTC:
Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
2nd Lt. Naomi Pryor
(610)660-3184For ASVAB practice websites try these - www.4tests.com or asvabtestbank.com There are apps available on Google iphone as well - such as "ASVAB Practice Test Free".For information on the nomination process to the United States Service Academies contact the following elected officials:
Congressman Patrick Meehan (PA - 7th District) 610-690-7323 Senator Pat Toomey 215-241-1090 Senator Robert P Casey 717-231-7540The deadline to apply for a nomination through Congressman Meehan's office is October 14, 2016, and the application can be found on his website. Each student who turns in a completed nomination package before the deadline will be able to interview with the nomination board for the academy or academies of their choice. If a student is unsure which district they reside in, please visit www.house.gov to enter their zip code and address.United States Military Academy - Summer Leaders Experience. Between junior and senior year in high school, students interested in West Point are encouraged to attend the Summer Leaders Experience (SLE). This two week long program is full of informative and fun activities which introduce the attendees to cadet life. Although attending SLE is NOT required for admission, it does provide rising seniors with a better understanding of the academic and leadership opportunities West Point has to offer. For more information visit usma.edu and click on Summer Programs.United States Air Force Academy - Liaison for Strath Haven High School - pendingUnited States Coast Guard Academy - Admissions Officer (DE, NJ, PA)Call 215-632-0568 or visit their recruiting office at Franklin Marketplace - 183 Franklin Mills Blvd, Philadelphia, PACollege scholarship programs offered by the US Air Force include the United States Air Force Academy, Air Force Reserve Office Training Corp (AFROTC), and summer seminar and Air Force Academy sports camp. Helpful United Stated Air Force websites include:United States Air Force - Contact -Staff Sergeant Russell W. Caesar, Enlisted Accessions (EA) Recruiter - 610-352-3227 email@example.comUnited States Navy - Contact A.O Burgos - Navy Recruiter at Alex.Burgos@navy.mil or 610-352-1700 (office) or 610-314-6516 (cell)United States Marines - Contact Staff Sergeant Clarence Miller, Recruiter at Clarence.Miller@marines.usmc.mil or 610-755-8172 (office)United States Army - Contact Staff Sergeant Ian P. Donoghue at firstname.lastname@example.org (Office) or 610-809-8089 (Cell - text as well)2191 MacDade Boulevard, Holmes, PA 19043United States Marine Corps NROTC Scholarship -Applications are currently being accepted for the NROTC Scholarship, which is available to any high school senior with an excellent academic record. This $180,000 scholarship may be applied at the following universities in Pennsylvania:Carnegie MellonDrexelDuquesnePenn StateTempleUniversity of PennsylvaniaUniversity of PittsburghVillanovaand at over 75 other colleges and universities nationwide.