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For One West Orange Family, West Point is All in the Family

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School senior Colin Morgan has received his Certificate of Appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point and will begin his journey as part of the Class of 2023 on July 1.


Morgan will represent one of 60 New Jersey seniors offered admissions to the prestigious military academy.


As if having one member of the family receiving an appointment wasn't enough, Colin's older brother Chris (CJ) Morgan is currently attending West Point and will graduate next year with the Class of 2020.


After moving with their family from Chicago several years ago, both boys attended Edison and Liberty Middle Schools, followed by West Orange High School. Both excel academically and in Wrestling, and CJ was also a star football player. 


CJ noted, ""I'm very proud and excited to have Colin at the academy with me. He will definitly do well, Colin will be a great addition to the long grey line." 


"We are so proud of Colin here at West Orange High School," said Principal Hayden Moore.


"Colin represents the best of the best and we are so excited to see these two fine young men reaching for their dreams and serving their country," he noted.



Colin Morgan

Colin Morgan, West Point Class of 2023.

CJ Morgan

CJ Morgan, West Point Class of 2020.

Cynthia Cumming
Feb. 6, 2019