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Minden son graduates from Naval Academy

Staff Reports

Marine Corps 2nd Lt. William H. Coats, son of David Wasick, of Minden, recently graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and was commissioned to his current rank.

Coats successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical and professional training.

As a graduate of the Naval Academy, Coats completed a four-year, total-immersion program where a strong, balanced academic program focused on the educational needs of the Navy and Marine Corps, is superimposed on a strict, professional military training environment emphasizing the development of leadership skills.

Coats is a 2008 graduate of Robert Louis Stevenson High School of Monterey, Calif.

West named to Waynesburg dean’s list

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DeGiovanni makes dean’s list

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