Guam – Guam Congreswoman Maeleine Bordallo has announced that St. John’s graduate Hunter Stephens has been accepted for appointed to United States Air Force Acedemy.
[Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo presents a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition to Hunter Stephens on the occasion of his nomination to the U.S. Air force Academy, Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Fort San Jose Ballroom, Outrigger Resort, Guam.]
READ the relase from Congresswoman Bordallo below:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 8, 2013 – Hagåtña, Guam. –
Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today announced that Hunter I.C. Stephens has been appointed to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Hunter was nominated by Congresswoman Bordallo, and competed with nominees nationwide for admission into the Air force Academy. The Air force Academy’s admission board selected Hunter based on his academic achievements, athletic abilities, extracurricular activities and community involvement.
Hunter is the son of William and Diane Stephens of Agana Heights. He will graduate from St. John’s School in May and currently has a 4.0 grade point average, and he is a member of St. John’s Cross Country team and the Tsunami Swim Club. Hunter is a recipient of the Rensselaer Medal Program, First Place in the Islandwide Science Fair in May of 2012, his project was brought to the 2012 Ritsumeikan Super Science Fair in Kyoto, Japan in November of 2012.
“I congratulate Hunter and his parents on his appointment to the U.S. Air force Academy,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “Hunter is a hardworking and determined young man with a strong desire to serve our nation. He competed with the best young men and women in America and his appointment is a reflection of his hard work and leadership potential. I am confident that he will be successful as an Air Force Academy cadet and that he will serve with honor as an officer in the U.S. Air force.”