Lake Williams has received an appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. Lake is an honors student at Hoover High School where he is a peer helper and the captain of the soccer team. Lake will pursue a bachelor’s degree in marine and environmental sciences and wants to be a Coast Guard pilot. Lake reports to the Academy on June 27 to be a 4th class cadet.
The Coast Guard Academy Corps of Cadets is comprised of almost 1,000 men and women from the United States, Europe, Middle East and the Caribbean, each pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree and a commission in the U.S. Coast Guard or their host country’s military service. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is one of the smallest of the five federal service academies, which include U.S. Military Academy (West Point), U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
– Submitted by Beth Staula.