Granddaughter of veteran earns appointment to West Point
June 23, 2014 at 6:23 a.m.
Emily McGowan has earned an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point from U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and Mississippi Congressman Gregg Harper. She is a 2014 graduate of Brandon High School in Brandon, Miss. Emily is the daughter of Evangelist McGowan and Lt. Col. Jennifer Hicks-McGowan. She is the granddaughter of Viola Hicks, of Victoria, and late U.S. Army veteran Jimmy Hicks.