CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today announced she will host four “Academy Days” this fall for West Virginia students interested in learning more about admission to U.S. service academies and available Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarships. Members of Senator Capito’s staff will be available at each event to provide information on nominations to the following academies: Air Force, Coast Guard, Military/Army, Naval, and Merchant Marine.

“Each year I have the honor of nominating young West Virginians for admission to our nation’s service academies. It is one of my most important responsibilities as a U.S. senator and one that I look forward to every year,” Senator Capito said. “These events are great opportunities for students to learn more about the service academy experience and how the admissions process works. I hope West Virginia students and their families will attend these informational sessions happening throughout the state this fall.”

During the events, various service academy admissions representatives will be available to answer questions, and representatives from local ROTC scholarship programs will discuss program details with prospective students and their families. Additionally, a representative from the Department of Defense’s Medical Examination Review Board (DoDMERB) will be in attendance at the September 15 and September 30 programs.

Senator Capito’s fall 2018 Academy Days events include:

Southern West Virginia
Date: Saturday, September 15
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Oak Hill High School
Address: 350 West Oyler Ave., Oak Hill, WV 25901

Charleston Area
Date: Saturday, September 22
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: South Charleston High School
Address: 1 Eagle Way, South Charleston, WV 25309

Eastern Panhandle
Date: Saturday, September 29
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson High School
Address: 4141 Flowing Springs Road, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442

Northern West Virginia
Date: Sunday, September 30
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: University High School
Address: 131 Bakers Ridge Road, Morgantown, WV 26508
NOTE: Congressman David McKinley will join Senator Capito in hosting this event. 

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