WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Mike Conaway invites area high school seniors interested in attending one of the United States’ military service academies to apply for nominations through his office. The application period for students who will enter college next year ends October 27, 2008.
Eligible students are high school seniors or older who would be able to enter the Service Academies in the summer of 2008. To be considered, applicants must be a U. S. Citizen residing in the 11th Congressional District of Texas, must be at least 17 years old, but not yet 23 years of age, on July 2, 2009, must be unmarried, and cannot be pregnant or have a legal obligation to support children or other dependents.
Selection is based on SAT and ACT test scores, class rank, grade point averages, extracurricular activities, leadership potential and motivation.
Interested applicants should contact Congressman Conaway’s Academy Liaison JoAnne Powell at (325) 659-4010. Applications are available through Congressman Conaway’s San Angelo Regional Office located at 33 East Twohig, Suite 307, San Angelo, Texas, 76903.