WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) announced today that this year’s North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013. This informational forum, which Hensarling co-sponsors, provides interested students in grades eight through twelve an opportunity to learn more about our nations’ service academies, requirements for admission, and the selection process.
Representatives from North Texas congressional offices and all five military service academies—U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and U.S. Air Force Academy—as well as current academy cadets and midshipmen will be on hand to speak with interested students, parents, and educators about these premier educational institutions and the career opportunities they generate. Representatives from the Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine Corps ROTC will also attend.
The Forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, with registration beginning at 7:30 AM. Those with questions about the forum or the service academy nomination process are encouraged to contact Margaret Smith in Congressman Hensarling’s Dallas office at 214-349-9996
WHAT: North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum
WHEN: Saturday, April 20, 2013
TIME: Registration- 7:30 AM; Forum- 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WHERE: Coppell High School (185 W. Parkway Blvd., Coppell, TX 75019)