Palacios student appointed to West Point
March 17, 2012 at midnight
Updated March 16, 2012 at 10:17 p.m.
Christian Garcia, of Palacios, was appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is a senior at Palacios High School and the son of Greg and Rhonda Garcia.
Garcia was nominated to the military academy by Congressman Ron Paul. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Business Professionals of America and active in several sports, including track, football and baseball. He has also received numerous academic and athletic awards, including being nominated and selected for the American Legion Texas Boys State leadership program.
The nomination and appointment process is extremely competitive for admission to the military academies. Applicants are reviewed on their merit, academics, desire and more. For more information, log onto Paul's website at house.gov/paul.