West Point hosts leaders academy
Approximately 1,000 current high school juniors from throughout the USA will be accepted into one of two sessions for the annual Summer Leaders Experience at the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. The first session will take place June 1-7; the second session will take place June 8-14.
The Summer Leaders Experience consists of: academics, in which you can choose from among mini-courses in science, mathematics, engineering, humanities, modern languages, and psychology; daily military training, to include physical training, weapons familiarization, obstacle courses, and a leadership reaction course; and athletic and social activities.
All participants stay in cadet barracks and meals are in the Cadet Mess Hall. Students must pay their own travel expenses, plus a registration fee of $400 to pay for food, workshop materials, and West Point apparel.
Applicants should meet the following criteria:
PSAT scores of 60 or higher in most categories; SAT scores of 600 or higher in most categories; and/or ACT scores of 28 or higher in most categories
Demonstrated leadership abilities, such as offices held in extra-curricular organizations
Athletic ability, to include both endurance and strength
If interested in applying, contact CPT Nate LaMar, Military Academy Liaison Officer for East-Central & Southeastern Indiana, by March 15, at NateLaMar@cs.com.