Top local student-athlete attends ‘Battles Won Academy’ in DC



QUANTICO, Virginia – Nicholas Hoover, from Alpharetta, attended the United States Marine Corps’ inaugural Battles Won Academy July 13-16 in Washington, D.C.

Hoover was selected from a pool of the top high school student-leaders in the country for the title of Semper Fidelis All-American and the offer to attend the academy.

The academy welcomed nearly 100 students named as Semper Fidelis All-Americans and their mentors from around the nation. Each student was selected not only for their athletic performance but for their character, academic excellence and community leadership that reflects the Marine Corps’ values of honor, courage and commitment.

The focus of the program is mentoring young men and women of character, empowering and inspiring them to overcome challenges in their own lives, in their communities and for their nation.

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