|Cooper hosts Military Service Academy Day for students|
|Wednesday, October 17, 2012|
Fifth District U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville, will host a workshop on Saturday, Oct. 20 for Middle Tennessee students interested in attending military service academies.Representatives from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Merchant Marines, Tennessee National Guard, ROTC programs and the U.S. State Department will be in attendance.
Some service academies require that a student be nominated by an authorized official before he or she can be offered admission to the academy. Cooper is able to nominate students from the Fifth Congressional District (parts of Davidson, Wilson and Cheatham Counties).
Registration for the event opens at 9:30 a.m., and the program begins at 10. It will be held at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street, Nashville.
For more information about Academy Day or the nomination process for service academies, visit Cooper’s website at www.cooper.house.gov and click on Students, or call (615) 736-5295.