Father Duenas Senior Brian Yong Min Appointed to U.S. Naval Academy


Guam – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo has announced that Brian Yong Min has been appointed to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Brian was nominated by Congresswoman Bordallo, and competed with nominees nationwide for admission into the Naval Academy. The Naval Academy’s admission board selected Brian based on his academic achievements, athletic abilities, leadership experiences, extracurricular activities and community involvement. Brian is the third member of Father Duenas Memorial School’s Senior Class to be appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy this year.

[Congresswoman Bordallo presents a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition to Brian Yong Min on the occasion of his nomination to the U.S. Naval Academy, Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Fort San Jose Ballroom, Outrigger Resort, Guam.]

Brian is the son of Thomas K. Min and Won Sun P. Min of Tamuning. He currently has a 4.0 grade point average, and is ranked first in his class. He will graduate from Father Duenas Memorial School in April 2013. Brian is a Commanding Officer in the National Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) and a team commander in the Unarmed Drill Team. He has impressive standardized testing scores, earning a perfect score in math. He is the captain of the biathlon team and a member of the track and field and golf teams.

“Brian’s appointment is due to his academic excellence and leadership potential,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “This is the third appointment of a student from Guam to the U.S. Naval Academy for the class of 2017 and I congratulate Brian and his parents on his appointment. Brian has a promising future in the Navy and I am confident that he will be successful as a Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy.”