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Congressman John Yarmuth

Representing the 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky

Rep. Yarmuth to Host Service Academy Event for Local Students

April 16, 2019
Press Release

LOUISVILLE– Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) will host Louisville-area middle and high school students on Thursday, April 25 for U.S. Service Academy Information Night, an event designed to help students interested in the military academies understand the nomination and appointment process. The event will be held at Eastern High School in Louisville.

Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and U.S. Marine Corps will be in attendance, as well as staff from Yarmuth’s office to assist students with navigating the application process.

Students will also hear from Brigadier General Robert Givens, USAF (Ret.), who will discuss what the nominating board looks for in selecting applicants. Additionally, students who have received appointments have been invited to speak to their experiences as past participants in the application and nomination process.

Attendees are encouraged to RSVP by April 23 to 502-582-5219 or YarmuthRSVP@mail.house.gov. More information on service academy nominations can be found at yarmuth.house.gov.


U.S. Service Academy Information Night


Congressman John Yarmuth

Brigadier General Robert Givens, USAF (Ret.)

Current Academy appointees


Thursday, April 25

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

(Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.)


Eastern High School


12400 Old Shelbyville Road (Map it)

Louisville, KY 40222