Cline announces first 2020 Service Academy Day

Ben ClineCongressman Ben Cline, R-Va., will host the first of several Service Academy Days on Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Fishburne Military School located at 225 S Wayne Ave, Waynesboro.

Students and their parents will be provided information on the application, nomination, selection, and appointment processes.

Representatives from the various service academies are expected to be present to provide information and answer questions.

  • The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
  • The United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland
  • The United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York
  • The United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado

An academy appointment is highly competitive, where each academy selects nominees based on moral character, scholastic achievement, physical fitness, leadership, and college admission test scores. The earlier a student begins preparation, the more competitive that student will be in the process.

More information on Service Academy Day and the nomination process may be found by visiting or calling Congressman Cline’s office at (434) 845-8306.

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