GRAFTON—Jacinda Devart, a rising senior at Grafton High School, has been selected for the United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar and will report to Annapolis on June 8.
Devart is a member and varsity letterman on both the Grafton High School Lady Bearcat soccer and track teams. She recently competed in the 4x400 relay State Championships.
She is a member of the National Honor Society, participates in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and spends time volunteering in the community.
Devart first became interested in the Naval Academy when she visited Annapolis.
When she received a call from a naval officer asking her to apply to the summer seminar program, she just knew it was something that she wanted to do.
The Naval Academy Summer Seminar is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school and is considered the first step for high school juniors considering the Naval Academy as their college of choice.
Summer Seminar teaches students about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation’s leaders.
Summer Seminar will introduce participants to life at the Naval Academy, where they will experience academic, athletic and professional training, experience life on The Yard and learn from some of the Navy’s best midshipmen and most esteemed faculty.
Summer Seminar has a strong focus on academics such as IT, engineering, aerospace flight testing, seamanship and navigation, leadership, and physical training.
Summer Seminar ends with an abbreviated version of the U.S. Naval Academy plebes’ Sea Trials, where students participate in seven hours of physical training and team building exercises.