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Air Force Academy offers spot to local high school senior

WEWS – A Jackson High School senior has been extended an Offer of Appointment to the  U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA). U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced Tuesday the  USAFA has extended an Offer of Appointment to Jackson High School senior Nolan  Jones.

Jones plays both football and baseball and has maintained a 4.5 grade point  average and is enrolled in several Advanced Placement courses. He is also active  in Jackson’s concert, jazz, and marching bands.

“Ohio schools are educating the young people who will become the next  generation of military leaders. I am proud that Nolan has been offered the  opportunity to attend one of our nation’s most prestigious institutions,” said  Brown in a press release. “Mr. Jones’ family and the entire Massillon community  should be proud of this dynamic young man who embodies the integrity and courage  needed to represent and uphold the values of our nation.”

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