Legacy Question

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  1. Lumberjack

    Lumberjack Member

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    Is it advisable to notify my MALO officers that my grandfather was a graduate of WP or will they already have that on file? Should I also notify them that my family funds an art scholarship at the academy? I know WP does value legacy to some extent, but I was unsure whether or not to mention it (at the risk of sounding conceited). Thanks!
     
  2. mom3boys

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    IMHO: West Point knows this information. Talking about it to your MOC sounds like you are trying to buy your way in. Just my $.02.
     
  3. Lumberjack

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    OK that was exactly what I didn't want to do haha. Thanks for your input! :smile:
     
  4. AcademyFriend1

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    It is fine to say that your grandfather graduated--presumably the family history is part of what motivates your interest. Definitely do not mention the connection to the scholarship--virtually impossible to do without sounding crass.
     

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