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Manogue students selected to attend Naval and US Air Force Academy Summer Seminars


BISHOP MANOGUE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL NEWS RELEASE – Four Bishop Manogue Catholic High School juniors will get a taste of military academy life this summer.osborne_stephen_101466-240x300-2985765-7656519

Stephen Osborne, was selected to attend the six-day Summer Seminar at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Cassandra McElwee, Natalie Mohun and Christa Young were among the 600 chosen nationwide for the US Air Force Academy’s week-long Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in June.mcelwee_cassandra_101455-240x300-7480057-4582360

Referring to the Air Force program, local Air Force Admissions Liaison Officer Brent Zicarelli said that it’s unusual to have more than one successful applicant from a school. “It’s so difficult to get in, with some 3500 applicants from around the country. For Bishop Manogue to have three attendees is a feather in their cap, and of course says something about these remarkable young ladies as well.”mohun_natalie_101463-240x300-5788577-3682653

Specially designed for high school juniors heading into their senior year, Summer Seminars offer emerging leaders a unique opportunity to experience a military Academy first-hand. Participants stay in dormitories on campus, attend workshops taught by Academy faculty members, and participate in a variety of physical fitness young_christa_101515-240x300-6885687-5819029and other activities. Criteria for selection include academic performance, achievement in athletics and extracurricular activities, character, and leadership potential.

 Bishop Manogue Catholic High School is a four-year Catholic, co-educational high school in Reno, Nevada. It is the only Catholic high school in northern Nevada, and was established in 1948. It is a separately incorporated non-profit diocesan school operated under the authority of the Diocesan Bishop, Randolph R. Calvo. For information on Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese visit http://dioceseofreno.org/userpages/Catholic.aspx

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.




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