Academies Night Open House
Rep. Kelly will host an Academies Night to highlight the opportunities available for high school graduates to attend one of the U.S. military academies or ROTC programs. The open-house presentation will take place on Wednesday, October 10th in the Science and Technology Auditorium at Slippery Rock University. Registration begins at 6pm. Rep. Kelly will present opening remarks at 7pm, followed by a formal program featuring each of the academies and Slippery Rock ROTC program.
Individual presentations will be made by the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD, the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, CO, the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY, the United States Coast Guard Academy at New London, CT, and the ROTC program located at Slippery Rock University.
High school juniors and sophomores are encouraged to attend this informative program to learn the steps needed to complete the application process. Seniors who have already applied may wish to attend and follow-up on any application questions. Family members are encouraged to accompany the students and learn more about academy life and the unique possibilities that each of these higher educational institutions provides. The program is also open to high school guidance counselors so they can assist their students in making informed choices regarding these institutions.