CDT Purdy '21 Speaks to H.S. Students
CDT Lucas Purdy '21, recently went back to his high school in Portsmouth, Ohio to speak with students about what it takes to become a West Point Cadet.
Purdy, a 2017 graduate of Portsmouth High School was back home this week, visiting with family and speaking to high school students about what it takes to become a West Point Cadet.
Purdy told about 30 students at PHS choosing the military for his studies is beneficial because, essentially he is getting about $500,000 in education, room and board without paying tuition. “It’s tuition free,” he told the students. “Free room and board, meals are free and you get a monthly stipend. It’s not much, but you don’t have to pay for much.” Read more.