Awards Ceremony

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  1. Cycling1222

    Cycling1222 Member

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    I received a nomination to usna but i did not end up receiving an appointment (nrotc as backup so no worries). I was invited to the congressman's awards ceremony where they honor a few things one of which being military academy nominees. Is it customary to go to the awards ceremony even if i did not receive an appointment?
     
  2. KP13Mom

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    When our congressman hosted a ceremony for those who received nominations as well as appointments, several candidates who received nominations but not appointments were in attendance. Our congressman presented certificates to all the nominees, by academy, and then presented certificates to all with appointments, by academy. It was a nice afternoon. You worked hard to receive your nomination! Go!
     
  3. Mindy G

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    Do most Congressmaen hold ceremonies, ours is new and did not even know how the process of nominations worked when my son introduced himself at a town meeting. He also had never heard of USMMA
     
  4. KP13Mom

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    Our Congressman, who has been in Congress for many years did host a ceremony and reception. The Congressman from the next district over, who is fairly new to Congress, did not host an event. He did meet with individuals if requested. Our son also received a nomination from our Senator. A ceremony has not been scheduled, probably because nominees are from the entire state, not just a district.
     
  5. mom3boys

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    You will find it varies from MOC to MOC. Our congressman held a Saturday morning reception with continental b'fast items, while our senator had a late afternoon dessert reception. The senators event was much more "ceremonial," with photo ops, etc.
     

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