Ed Whitfield new 300PADUCAH, Ky. (3/15/13) – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today announced that John Stigall of Paducah has received a conditional offer of appointment to the United States Air Force Academy. As part of the requirements for appointment, Whitfield provided a Congressional Nomination for Stigall’s admission.
 
“It is my honor to nominate John Stigall for his appointment to the United States Air Force Academy,” stated Whitfield. “John will follow in his two older brothers’ footsteps by serving in the United States Air Force, and I thank them all for their service. Like his brothers, Bryan and Kevin, I am certain that John will represent the Commonwealth with honor, diligence and class. Their parents, Kevin and Mary, should be very proud of their sons.”
 
John Stigall graduated with honors from Heath High School in 2012 with a 3.92 grade point average. While in school, Stigall had various achievements, including obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America; being named to the National Honor Society; serving on student government; competing on the Heath High School Tennis Team, Paducah Storm Soccer Team and Paducah Indoor Soccer Team; and serving as Vacation Bible School Leader at Concord Methodist Church.
 
Whitfield also successfully nominated John Stigall’s two older brothers, Bryan in 2008 and Kevin in 2009.
 
The United States Air Force Academy is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Academy is unique in its dual role as both an Air Force installation and a university. The 10th Air Base Wing provides logistical, medical, fire response, security, civil engineering, family care and medical support across the 18,000-acre installation for a community of approximately 25,000.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Chris Pack
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Whitfield Meets with Alzheimer's Association

WASHINGTON (3/29/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in… Read More

Cadiz Police Arrest Report - March 31, 2015

CADIZ, Ky. (3/31/15) — The Cadiz Police Department released the following report. Officer Aaron Acree arrested William… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 6045

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5534

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5239

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5182

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 4704

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 24, 2015 4332

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 14118

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11690

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 30, 2015 4704

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2633

Man Charged for Selling Drugs from Red Cardinal…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2620

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 30, 2015 2559

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 30, 2015 2327

Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 1600

Man Charged for Driving While under Influence of…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 1493

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 1447

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 30,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 1139

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 1121

Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office