DOWNEY - Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard will host an informational workshop Saturday for high school students interested in attending a U.S. service academy.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. Representatives from the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Academy and Merchant Marine Academy will be on hand to answer questions. The meeting is from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Downey City Library. There is no cost to attend. For more information, call Diana Porras at (213) 628-9230.
********** Published: November 11, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 30