The West Point Society of the Mid-Hudson Region, located at West Point, held its annual picnic on Saturday May 11 at Round Pond Recreation Area. The picnic, held each May over many years, welcomes our incoming cadets from the region. Over 50 people consisting of, class of 2023 members, their parents, old grads, and members of the Parents Club of West Point, enjoyed some traditional picnic fare at the Bonneville Cabin. After an inspirational and welcoming address by COL Holly West '91, the incoming cadet candidates were briefed by several upperclassmen. The parents were addressed by parents of current cadets as to just how their lives will change living near the Academy.
COL West addressing Class of 2023 members and their families