High school students named to military service academies
Eight Cy-Fair Independent School District 2011 graduates received appointments to attend U.S. service academies.
Cy-Fair High School graduate Brenna Crowwas appointed to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
"Brenna has shown high academic achievement along with superior leadership skills, a persevering attitude and unblemished integrity," said Mike Smith, Cy-Fair principal. "These outstanding characteristics are the foundation that helped her achieve this appointment. I am confident that with her abilities and work ethic she will experience tremendous success in life."
Cypress Creek High School graduates Kyle Bockeloh and Jonathan Will were appointed to the U.S. Air Force Academy, while graduate Tyler Meyer was appointed to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.
"We are extremely proud of our three academy appointments. These young men have distinguished themselves during their high school careers and are most deserving of this honor," said Jim Wells, Cypress Creek principal.
"Cypress Creek has had a long-standing tradition of military academy appointments from its 31 classes of seniors, and those individuals have gone on to become top-notch cadets, military officers and successful citizens.
"These appointments are highly competitive and the selection of these three Cougars is a testament to the level of support and emphasis on excellence from their families, teachers and the entire Cy Creek community."
Cypress Woods High School graduates Colton Huntsman and Andrew Huang were appointed to the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., respectively.
"It is an honor to have these two students selected for the distinguished academies," said Sue McGown, Cypress Woods principal. Huntsman was also recruited to play football.
"Colton and Andrew are great scholar-athletes and leaders who have contributed greatly to the overall success of our campus," McGown said. "We know they will continue building leadership at the service academies and beyond."
Cypress Ridge High School graduate Lindsay Taylor was appointed to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.
"Lindsay is a very deserving young lady that maintains extremely high academic standards, has a great personality and is a leader here at Cy Ridge," said Claudio Garcia, Cypress Ridge principal.
"Her excellence in academics, along with her strong work ethic, and her leadership skills should prove to be a winning combination for her at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and in her life. I congratulate her and her family on this appointment. I am very proud of Lindsay for deciding to serve our country, and for showing her Ram Pride."
Jersey Village High School graduate Sean Crain was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy.
"Sean is a leader in all aspects of life, and he continues to lead others through his academic, extracurricular, and community achievements," said Ralph Funk, Jersey Village High principal.
"He has worked diligently to accomplish his exemplary record during high school," Funk said. "Jersey Village High School is exceptionally proud of Sean on his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy. "
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