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Third Service Academy accepts Victor Chen

Amata and Victor
Source: Media release from Cong. Uifaatali Amata's office

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is congratulating Victor Chen of American Samoa upon his third acceptance by a prestigious Service Academy. The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, has notified Congresswoman Amata, joining previous offers of a fully qualified appointment from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

“These are outstanding opportunities, and a real credit to Victor Chen’s academics and activities,” said Uifa’atali Amata. “We’re so proud of you, Victor, congratulations once again to you and your parents, Michelle He and Manua Chen. We wish you the best as you consider all the educational opportunities and scholarship possibilities you’ve earned.”

Victor is a graduate of Pacific Horizon High School in American Samoa. In addition to high test scores and academic records, he took part in a variety of extracurricular qualifications, displaying leadership, initiative, organization, and responsibility. These include volunteering, athletics, music, science fair, and other honors and activities, along with his internship focused on meteorological data.