First it was a Cary-Grove High School youth appointed to the Naval Academy. Now, 16th District Congressman Don Manzullo announces an Algonquin teen is off to the Air Force Academy:
[CRYSTAL LAKE] Congressman Don Manzullo (R-Egan) today announced that Rachel Doby of Algonquin, Illinois, has received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Rachel will graduate in June 2010 from Westminster Christian High School in Elgin. Rachel is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Elgin Rotary Club Honor Roll and her school’s Student Athlete Honor Roll.
She is also an editor and writer on the school’s newspaper, coaches youth sports camps, is a member of the school’s spiritual leadership team, and is a member of the Harvest Bible Chapel’s Youth Gospel Choir.
Rachel is also captain of the Varsity Basketball and Varsity Soccer teams, and she also ran cross country at her school. She was named All-Conference in both soccer and basketball and was a sectional qualifier in Cross Country.
Rachel is the daughter of David and Kathleen Doby of Algonquin.