Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Cooper Invites Students to Academy Day Tomorrow

Sep 30, 2016
Press Release

NASHVILLE – The office of U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) is hosting an information session tomorrow morning for area middle and high school students interested in America’s service academies.

Rep. Cooper’s annual Academy Day event is designed to connect prospective students and their families with educational opportunities at the service academies.

Representatives from the following will be in attendance:

  • U.S. Military Academy
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • U.S. Air Force Academy
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • U.S. State Department
  • National Guard
  • ROTC

The service academies offer full scholarships, leadership training, internship opportunities and a chance to see the world.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Nashville Public Library at 615 Church Street. The program will begin at 10 a.m. Academy Day is open to 8th-12th grade students in the 5th District, which includes Cheatham, Davidson and Dickson counties.

For more information, please call Kathy Buggs at (615) 736-5295.