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Dr. Bucshon to Hold U.S. Service Academy Day

(EVANSVILLE, IN) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08) will hold an informational session for all high school students interested in applying to one of the U.S. Service Academies on Saturday, April 18th, 2015.

Who: Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08)
What: U.S. Service Academy Day
When: Saturday, April 18th, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am CDT (Registration begins at 8:30am CDT)
Where: VU Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics - 8100 South U.S. Highway 41 Fort Branch, Indiana 47648

The event will offer 8th District high school students the opportunity to learn more about the United States Service Academies, the application process, congressional nominations, and the everyday life of a Service Academy Cadet. More information on the event is available by clicking here. 

Representatives from these five academies will be in attendance:

  • The U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO
  • The U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT
  • The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY
  • The U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY
  • The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD

Each year, Dr. Bucshon has the privilege of nominating a limited number of high school students to attend four of the five service academies. The application process for a congressional nomination from Bucshon’s office for the class of 2020 will extend from March 1, 2015 until October, 1 2015.

For more information on the application process, students can visit - or contact Samantha in Congressman Bucshon’s Evansville District Office at 812-465-6484.