April 9, 2007  


Joint Academy Day

Five members of Congress who represent Tarrant County will hold a joint “Academy Day” on Saturday, April 21, 2007 to give students who are interested in attending one of the five U.S. Military Service Academies an opportunity to learn about the schools and how to apply.



The offices of Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn, along with Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), Congressmen Joe Barton (TX-6) and Michael Burgess (TX-26), will host the Academy Day at the Tarrant County College’s Northeast campus located at 828 Harwood Drive in Hurst. Academy Day will take place from 8:00am until 12:00 noon in the Fine Arts Theatre, room NFAB1205.

Academy Day is open to all middle and high school students, particularly juniors, and their parents, who are considering applying to one of the service academies.

Representatives from each of the military service academies will make a presentation on their respective institutions. The institutions that will have representatives are: the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Congressional district representatives will outline the nomination process, have nomination packets for interested applicants and will be available to answer questions. Academy representatives will also be available to answer questions.

If you need additional information, please contact Marcia Etie or Sally Burt at 817-338-0909.

Joint Academy Day Flyer