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Jacob Spera

McCown completes Naval Academy training

Timothy McCown, of Finksburg, successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical, and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy May 25, with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and a commission as a U.S. Navy ensign. He is a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School. At the academy, McCown was a member of the Water Polo team.


Spera to attend Coast Guard Academy

Jacob Anthony Spera, of Sykesville, has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential. Spera, who graduated from Century High School, has accepted an appointment to the Coast Guard Academy, and was sworn in as a member of the class of 2022 on July 2. The United States Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Connecticut, is a highly-competitive accredited college, with fewer than 400 appointments offered annually. Cadets receive a full tuition scholarship and monthly stipends for a five-year service commitment to the Coast Guard upon graduation.