Navy Midshipman Megan Rogelstad, from Westminster, participated in the 2019 spring Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) ship selection draft as a future member of the Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) community. More than 40 midshipmen from NROTC units around the country chose to serve as surface warfare officers. Each selecting midshipmen are ranked according to their grade point average, aptitude scores and physical fitness.
Rogelstad, a 2015 Seoul American High School graduate, has selected to serve aboard USS Winston Churchill. She is majoring in biochemistry at University of Texas Austin. Upon graduation, she will receive a commission as a Navy Ensign and report aboard Churchill as a surface warfare officer.