A press release from Congressman Don Manzullo:
Cary Resident Appointed to U.S. Naval Academy
[ROCKFORD] – Congressman Don Manzullo (R-Egan) today announced that James E. Hansen III of Cary, Illinois, has received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD for the class entering June 2012.
James graduated from Cary-Grove High School in June 2011 and currently attends the University of Minnesota with a declared major of Aerospace Engineering.
As a member of the National Honor Society, he logged over 60 community service hours, including working with Cary-Grove Community Christmas to distribute gifts to needy families and with the Yellow Ribbon Military Care Packages effort through Saints Peter and Paul Church.
At the U of M, he is a freshman year squad member with the NROTC Endurance Team and Close Order Drill Platoon.
James is the son of James and Julie Hansen.