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Student Accepted to West Point

by TBR, Pellissippi State

Student Accepted to West Point

Mathew Waldrep, a home-school student in the Dual Enrollment Program at Pellissippi State, has been accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. To be considered for admission to West Point, candidates must meet certain academic, medical and physical requirements and must receive a nomination from an approved source. U.S. Rep. John Duncan nominated Waldrep.

The 18-year-old was enrolled in Pellissippi State’s dual enrollment classes for the past two academic years, taking courses that gave him a good foundation in math and science. He earned 42 college credit hours with a 3.96 GPA.

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