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Thompson Announces Appointment of Braden Zukowski of Saxonburg to the U.S. Naval Academy

December 20, 2019
Press Release

HOWARD, Pa. – Today, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson announced that Mr. Braden Zukowski of Saxonburg, has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.

Braden Zukowski is a senior at Knoch High School, and he is the son of Brad Zukowski and Shauna Braun-Zukowski.

“Braden is a shining example of what leadership looks like,” said Rep. Thompson. “His hard work and dedication to excellence in and out of the classroom are all qualities that will make a great midshipman. I’m confident he will continue to excel during his time at the Naval Academy.”

Not only is Braden a leader in the classroom, he has also excelled in sports serving as the captain of the Knoch High School swim and cross country teams. He is also an active member of the Chemistry, Spanish, History, and Robotics clubs, as well as a National Honor Society member.