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Thompson Announces Appointment of Peter Van Cise of Julian to the U.S. Air Force Academy

December 20, 2019
Press Release

HOWARD, Pa. – Today, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson announced Mr. Peter Van Cise of Julian, Pennsylvania has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Peter Van Cise is a senior at Bald Eagle Area High School, and he is the son of Ann Van Cise and Dana Van Cise, an Air Force veteran. He is the youngest of seven children.

“Peter has excelled in the classroom, on the soccer field, and in his community as a true leader,” said Rep. Thompson. “I know that his hard work as a student will serve him well as he starts his military career in the Air Force Academy. Peter has continually demonstrated a sincere commitment to service, and I wish him all the best in this exciting new venture.”

Peter served as the Bald Eagle Area High School soccer team captain. He also played football, competed in track and field, played the trumpet in jazz band, while serving in the student government. In 2018, Peter became an Eagle Scout.