Banks Announces Service Academy Appointments
Thursday, June 25, 2020

On Wednesday, Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) announced that eight students from Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District have accepted appointments to the U.S. Service Academies’ Class of 2024.

One of those specifically calls Dekalb County home. Clayton Fielden will be a cadet at the United States Military Academy, after graduating from Garrett High School. Clayton has volunteered by coaching many young athletes in football and wrestling. Along with coaching, he plays his guitar and sings at the local nursing home and food trucks. Additionally, he has interned at the Garrett Police Department as an Emergency Medical Technician, and at the Dekalb Memorial Hospital. Not only is Clayton an excellent student, but he also played varsity football and wrestled all 4 years at Garrett. Clayton looks forward to wrestling at West Point, along with developing his skills as a leader.


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