2012 Graduate Receives 'Boards' at USAFA
In a ceremony held August 7, Notre Dame Prep grad Ruairi McGreevy '12 received his "boards," signifying his acceptance as a full cadet into the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Acceptance Day marks the end of basic training for the new cadets. They receive shoulder boards that formally identify them as full cadets in the Cadet Wing of the USAFA.
McGreevy chose fellow NDP grad and Academy cadet Nick Hafner '10 to pin one of his boards. See video above.
About Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy is a private, Catholic, independent, coeducational day school located in Oakland County. The school's upper division enrolls students in grades nine through twelve and has been named one of the nation's best 50 Catholic high schools (Acton Institute) four times since 2005. Notre Dame's middle and lower divisions enroll students in jr. kindergarten through grade eight. All three divisions are International Baccalaureate "World Schools." NDPMA is conducted by the Marist Fathers and Brothers and is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States and the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. For more on Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy, visit the school's home page at www.ndpma.org.
(August 8, 2012)