Saturday, April 23, 2016
Where: The Paramount
Senator Mark Warner invites high school and middle school students, their parents, and guidance counselors to Academy Day 2016. Attendees will be provided a comprehensive overview of the United States service academies and their admission process. In addition, students will be able to meet with officials from all five academies as well as representatives from ROTC programs, Virginia Tech and the Virginia Military Institute.
Representatives from Congressional offices will be available to answer questions regarding the application procedures for congressional nominations.
The Five United States Service Academies Include:
The United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, New York, founded in 1802
The United States Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland, founded in 1845
The United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) in New London, Connecticut, founded in 1876
The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) in Kings Point, New York, founded in 1943
The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, founded in 1954.
Although this event is free, registration is required. Registration will be open on April 4th. For more information on the Academy Nomination Process, please visit www.warner.senate.gov