Local Cadet Graduates from West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Cadet Christopher W. Liggett, son of Chris and Nancy Liggett of Berryville, Virginia graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 26.

Liggett  graduated from Clarke County High School in 2008.  While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in english, literature, and fine arts.  He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Infantry branch and will report to Fort Campbell, KY, for his first assignment.

Christopher Liggett with his son Christopher Liggett, a newly commissioned second lieutenant.

Liggett is a 2008 graduate of Clarke County High School where he swam, wrestled, played footbal, and played tennis. Liggett was also sponsored by the local American Legion (Post 41) to attend Boys State.

The U.S. Military Academy is a four-year co-educational federal undergraduate liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. Founded in 1802 as America’s first college of engineering, it consistently ranks as one of the top colleges in the nation. A pre-eminent leader development institution, its mission remains constant – to educate, train and inspire cadets for careers of professional service to the Army and the nation.

For more information visit www.westpoint.edu

Graduates toss hats into the air following graduation in Michie Stadium

 

Nancy Liggett with son Christopher Liggett

Comments

  1. Cathy Shaw says:

    Congrats to Christopher and his family!

  2. DAWN PRICE says:

    SUE AND BILL I KNOW YOU ARE PROUD OF HIM CONGRATS