Tempe Prep Senior Receives Prestigious U.S. Coast Guard Academy Appointment and Scholarship


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Congratulations to Tempe Prep Senior Josh Hudson for being offered an Appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a full four-year scholarship that includes tuition, room and board, books, and a monthly stipend. Josh has also been offered a spot on the Coast Guard Academy’s soccer team.

 

At Tempe Prep, Josh is actively engaged in a wide variety of activities. He sings in Cantamus, serves as the elected Vice President of the National Honor Society, and competed in Varsity Swimming, Soccer and Track. Outside of school, Josh plays competitive soccer as Goalkeeper with a nationally ranked club team, and has volunteered with several organizations, including the Tempe Sister Cities Youth Club. During his high school summers, Josh explored his medical interests at Brandeis University’s Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine and his interests in the military academies at the Academy Introduction Mission Program (“AIM”) at the Coast Guard Academy and the Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar.

 

Josh states, “I really appreciate Tempe Prep because it provided me the opportunity to participate in such a wide range of activities along with the strong education.” Josh’s active involvement and leadership in those activities, while engaged with the highly regarded Tempe Prep curriculum, enabled him to be a highly competitive candidate during the college, scholarships, and Service Academies application process. Congratulations, Josh! 

 

About Tempe Prep: Tempe Preparatory Academy is a tuition-free public charter school in Tempe for students in grades 6-12 that provides a nationally acclaimed liberal arts education based on the Great Books of Western Civilization with an exceptional math, science, foreign language, humanities, and fine arts curriculum. Tempe Prep has been recognized by the Arizona Board of Regents as having the highest percentage of college graduates in the state and has been named the #1 high school in Arizona by Newsweek (America’s Top High Schools 2016). For more information about enrolling at Tempe Prep, visit the school’s website at tempeprep.org.

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