Cadet Timothy Patrick Donnellon II, son of Tim and Amy Donnellon of Emmett, MI, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 25.
Donnellon graduated from Yale High School in 2015. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in Space Science. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Army Aviation branch and will report to Fort Rucker, Ala., for his first assignment.
The mission of the U.S. Military Academy is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army.
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, co-educational, federal, liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. It was founded in 1802 as America’s first college of engineering and continues today as the worlds’ premier leader-development institution, consistently ranked amount top colleges in the country.
2LT Donnellon is a great example of talented and hardworking youth from the Blue Water Area who are becoming America’s next generation of leaders.