Service academy workshop Oct. 17

DOWNEY-A free information workshop for high school students interested in joining a U.S. service academy will be held Oct. 17 at the Downey City Library.Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard will host the workshop, where students will learn about academy requirements, including the application process for receiving a nomination from the congresswoman. Service academies provide a free college education in return for five years of military service as a commissioned officer following graduation. The workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call Diana Porras at (213) 628-9230.

********** Published: September 25, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 23