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CCSD Class of 2022 Graduates Headed to U.S. Service Academies, Military Service

Posted On: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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The six graduates accepted to U.S. Service Academies are: of Cherokee HS, Joel Stahl, U.S. Air Force Academy and Toby Thompson, U.S. Military Academy West Point; of Creekview HS, Ty Hubert, U.S. Air Force Academy and Tyler Stevens, U.S. Air Force Academy; of River Ridge HS, Brian Bradley, U.S. Air Force Academy; and of Sequoyah HS, Charlie Throne, U.S. Coast Guard Academy.  

Sixty members of Cherokee County School District’s Class of 2022 have committed to military service, including six selected for prestigious U.S. Service Academies!

“Thank you to each of these students for making the important decision to serve our country,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said.  “We’re proud of you and grateful to you and your families, and I know our entire community appreciates your service.”

The six graduates accepted to U.S. Service Academies are: of Cherokee HS, Joel Stahl, U.S. Air Force Academy and Toby Thompson, U.S. Military Academy West Point; of Creekview HS, Ty Hubert, U.S. Air Force Academy and Tyler Stevens, U.S. Air Force Academy; of River Ridge HS, Brian Bradley, U.S. Air Force Academy; and of Sequoyah HS, Charlie Throne, U.S. Coast Guard Academy.  Enrollment at the Academies is very limited, and appointees are selected based on outstanding academic achievement, athletic accomplishments, demonstrated leadership and school and community service.  

“Congratulations to our six graduates selected for U.S. Service Academies.  It is a significant achievement to earn these appointments, and takes hard work by our students and support from their teaches, coaches and families,” Dr. Hightower said.  “We wish you all the best as you pursue this path.”

CCSD Class of 2022 graduates who have committed to military service through enlisting or other programs are:

CHEROKEE HS
Colby Barnes, Army National Guard
Connor Bodner, Army National Guard
George Brawley, Air National Guard
Jayden Campbell, Army National Guard
Gabriella Gerstin, Army ROTC
Bryson Goodrich, Army National Guard
Connor Lathem, Air National Guard
Miguel Salgado, U.S. Navy 
Hersilia Salvador-Mejia, Army National Guard
Jacob Silka, The Citadel
Joel Stahl, U.S. Air Force Academy
Toby Thompson, U.S. Military Academy West Point
Justin Wehunt, U.S. Air Force

CREEKVIEW HS
Grace Botts, Army National Guard
Logan Burgess, U.S. Army  
Spencer Chattin, U.S. Army
Mason Haynes, U.S. Marine Corps
Ty Hubert, U.S. Air Force Academy
Evan Makhoul, Army National Guard
Joshua McGroggan-Dugdale, Army National Guard
Patrick O'Briant, U.S. Air Force
Tyler Stevens, U.S. Air Force Academy
Evan Thomasson, U.S. Army
Cale Williams, The Citadel

ETOWAH HS
Edwin Castillo, U.S. Army
James Champ, University of North Georgia - Army ROTC 
Jackie    Corbin, U.S. Navy
Kane Daniel, U.S. Army
Nathanael Delisle, U.S. Navy
McKayla Eddy, U.S. Navy
Kayon    Gibbs, Army National Guard
Brooklynn Harrison, U.S. Navy
Xander Jackson, U.S. Army
Colin Nicassio, Virginia Military Institute - Army ROTC
Xavier    Poole,    Army National Guard
Noah Turner, Army National Guard

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Brendan Wood, U.S. Navy

RIVER RIDGE HS
Brian Bradley, U.S. Air Force Academy
Brianna Cookson, Army National Guard
Nicolas DeLaigle, U.S. Air Force
Jaydn DePaolo, U.S. Air Force
Daniel Diehl, U.S. Army
Aiden Galvin, U.S. Air Force
Wiley Goins, U.S. Air Force
Lauren Jackson, U.S. Navy
Alexis Navarro, Army National Guard
Alyssa Rivera, U.S. Air Force
Tristen Stratton, U.S. Navy
Christopher Sweeney, U.S. Air Force

SEQUOYAH HS
Hudson Andrews, U.S. Air Force/Air National Guard
Sarah Arriaga, U.S. Navy
Jacob Bogle, The Citadel
Colton Leonhardt, U.S. Army
Amy Perez Lopez, U.S. Army
Charlie Throne, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

WOODSTOCK HS
Silas Bisbee, U.S. Marine Corps  
Jack Hunter Cartee, U.S. Marine Corps 
X’Cel Osario-Pizarro, University of Pennsylvania - Army ROTC Scholarship
Benjamin Simmons, University of Cincinnati - Army ROTC Scholarship
Aedon Sorge, U.S. Army
Leah Stephenson, U.S. Navy

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