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West Orange High School Air Force JROTC Cadet Austin Cowley Earns Scholarship to ROTC Cyber Academy

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School AFJROTC Cadet Austin Cowley has been awarded a full scholarship to attend the second-annual Air Force Junior ROTC Cyber Academy.  

Cowley, a junior, was selected as one of only 100 cadets nationwide. 

During this summer’s virtual Cyber Academy Cowley will build his skills under the supervision of instructors from Dakota State University. He will earn college credits and his information technology certification in Cyber. 

This is only part of Cowley’s summer agenda. He was selected for the highly  competitive Naval Academy Summer Seminar program from June 9-12  at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, where he will experience the life of a cadet at the academy. 

From August 8-15, Cowley will travel to Camp Guernsey, Wyoming for a week-long  "Basic Encampment" Boot Camp for Civil Air Patrol (CAP). 

Following his graduation from West Orange High School in 2022, Cowley hopes to enter one of the military academies or a campus-based ROTC program.

Cadet Austin Cowley

 Cadet Austin Cowley

Cynthia Cumming
June 6, 2021