3/30/16 Eastern Alamance High School Student Selected for the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program at Annapolis

Eastern Alamance High School Student Selected for the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program at Annapolis
By Staff Reports, The Mebane Enterprise 3/30/16     
Reprinted with permission.

Eastern Alamance junior Garner Fleming.  Photograph courtesy of ABSS.  
Eastern Alamance junior Garner Fleming.
Photograph courtesy of ABSS.
 

 Eastern Alamance High School junior Garner Fleming, son of Doug and Misty Fleming of Mebane, has been selected to attend the United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program at Annapolis, Maryland. He will attend from June 11-16, 2016.

The Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have just completed their junior year in high school.

Summer Seminar teaches students about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation’s leaders. This is a competitive entry program because interest outweighs the Naval Academy hosting capacity.

Selection is dependent upon the overall qualification of the student and the academy need to meet complete national geographic representation.

Summer Seminar teaches high school students about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation’s leaders.

During the six-day session, Fleming will become a part of the academy. He will live in the academy midshipmen dormitory, eat in the dining hall, participate in academic and leadership workshops and experience a variety of other activities on the campus.

Fleming will have an opportunity to see first-hand what the academy has to offer through its exceptional academic, athletic, extracurricular activities and leadership training programs.

The summer seminar has an academic focus.

Each student attends eight 90-minute workshops.

The workshop topics include Information Technology, Topics in Math, Meteorology & Oceanography, Robotics, Computers & Naval Weapons Systems, Electrical & Biometrics Engineering, Ship Behavior in Waves, Ocean Engineering, Cyber Operations, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Astronautical Engineering, Chemistry of Photography, Chemistry, Foreign Languages, History, Political Science, Introduction to Literature, Economics, Physics, Character Development Seminars, Martial Arts, Seamanship and Navigation, and Nuclear Engineering.