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High school students interested in attending the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or the U.S. Naval Academy are invited to attend an informational session this week hosted by U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia, whose 10th District includes Puyallup.
In order to apply to a service academy, students must secure a nomination from their congressman, who can typically send one person per academy from their district.
Inside a south Thurston County barn late Sunday afternoon, amid windy conditions and scattered sun breaks, a graduation ceremony offered a glimpse of the future.
And the future looks bright.
That’s because 16 people graduated Sunday from Enterprise for Equity, the longtime Olympia nonprofit that gives low-income residents a chance to pursue their dreams as business owners by gaining skills through a three-month program.
LACEY, Wash. – Below is a statement from Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) regarding the shooting incident at North Thurston High School:
United States Rep. Denny Heck made a special visit to the Lakewood Computer Clubhouse on March 13 to help celebrate the program’s new location in Lochburn Middle School. This free after-school program is operated in partnership with Pierce College, and aims to pair caring mentors with local youth ages 10-18.
During his visit, Rep. Heck spent time touring the facility and getting to know the program’s goals and its students.
LACEY, Wash. – Rep. Denny Heck invites South Sound students interested in pursuing an education at a United States Service Academy to attend an information session with Service Academy representatives on Wednesday, April 1, and Tuesday, April 7.
Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about obtaining a Congressional nomination to one of the U.S. Service Academies and will meet liaisons from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) has launched his third annual “Valentines for Veterans” Drive. Students from around the South Sound are encouraged to decorate cards thanking our local veterans for their service to the United States. Congressman Heck and his office will then deliver the cards to the American Lake VA and other locations in the South Sound—including local chapters of The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)—on Valentine’s Day.