Memphis senior headed to West Point

East High School senior accepted to West Point

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - West Point is the top military school in the country, and the school's newest recruit is from Memphis.

East High School senior Andre Vaughn will attend the prestigious U.S. Military Academy at West Point in the fall.

"I want to serve my country, because I believe it's a great way to give back," Vaughn said. "There are always things you can find to do, but there's something about service and military that excites me and makes me feel like I'm doing my part."

Congressman Steve Cohen recognized Vaughn along with three other Mid-South seniors accepted into military schools.

WMC Action News 5 wants to congratulate Vaughn and all the students continuing their education after high school.

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