A small-town Missouri native, Katie is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a degree in English. She served 5 years as a Surface Warfare Officer, including 2 deployments onboard a Guided-Missile Destroyer and Aircraft Carrier. She has a Master's Degree in Education from Johns Hopkins University. Connect with Katie @katiebwriter or at www.katiemelynnbegley.com.
Ahh, the sweet sounds of summer. Grass being mowed, kids playing in the sprinkler, a group of campers calling out cadence as they march in formation.
Wait, do all high schoolers march in formation during their summer vacation?
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When I was about 16 years old, I was very interested in getting into the US Naval Academy.
The problem was, when I was 16 years old the internet wasn’t really a “thing”.
Most of my research was limited to … Click Here To Read the rest