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Local Student Earns Spot in Prestigious Navy Flight Academy

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North Cobb High School student Alexis Holmes has been selected to attend the esteemed Navy Summer Flight Academy, a program aimed at inspiring exceptional young talent towards a career in Naval Aviation. Holmes, one of only 28 students chosen nationwide, will spend eight weeks at Delaware State University this summer, participating in an intensive aviation program.

The academy will provide Holmes with 32 hours of classroom aviation academics, 40 hours of flight training, and 17 hours of solo flights. Tamara Graham, Deputy Director of the CNAF Flight Academy Program, praised Holmes’ potential, stating, “The Navy is honored to play a part in her personal and professional journey.” This $28,000 program is offered at no cost to the students, reflecting the Navy’s commitment to broadening its reach and impact.