A press release from Don Manzullo:
Lake in the Hills Resident Appointed to the U.S. Air Force Academy
[ROCKFORD] – Congressman Don Manzullo (R-Egan) today announced that Jared Koch of Lake in the Hills, Illinois, has received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO for the class entering June 2012.
Jared currently attends the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado and will graduate in May 2012. He previously attended Marion Catholic High School and graduated in June 2011.
During high school, Jared was on the honor roll every semester, acted as a mentor for incoming students and volunteered with Key Club and Rotary Club.
He also earned six varsity letters in wrestling, football and track and acted as the football team captain his senior year.
His teachers chose him as one of two students to receive the HOBY Leadership Award.
Jared is the son of Dan and Sue Koch of Lake in the Hills.