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Rep. Yarmuth to Host Service Academy Event for Local Students

LOUISVILLE – This Thursday evening, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) will host Louisville-area middle and high school students 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 Ballard 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.

More information on service academy nominations can be found at

U.S. Service Academy Information Night

Congressman John Yarmuth
Brigadier General Robert Givens, USAF (Ret.)
Current Academy appointees

Thursday, April 19
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
(Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.)

Ballard High School
(Cafeteria Entrance #1)
6000 Brownsboro Road (Map it)
Louisville, KY 40222