Service academy nominees honored
In less than two weeks, Maxwell Blackman will leave home to attend the U.S. Military Academy in hopes of continuing his family’s legacy as military corpsman.
“I was surprised to find out I got in because the acceptance rate is so low,” said Maxwell, a 2017 Arabia Mountain High graduate.
He is among 11 South DeKalb students nominated to a service academy by U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson. Maxwell said both of his parents, Freddy and Karen Blackman, served in the military.
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