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Douglas grad commissioned as second lieutenant

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Cora Rose Moody

Cadet Cora Rose Moody recently graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. She is the daughter of John and Kristine Moody of Gardnerville.

Moody graduated from Douglas High School in 2012. While at West Point, she earned a double major in business management and Spanish. She competed on the women's handball team all four years and was a team captain her senior year, leading the team to a fourth collegiate national championship. Moody was a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society and the Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society. She commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Medical Service Corps branch.

The mission of the U.S. Military Academy is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of duty, honor and country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the United States Army.

The U. S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, co-educational, federal, liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. It was founded in 1802 as America's first college of engineering.