2010-05-12 / Community

Tabb recognized for academic achievement and leadership

John Philip Tabb John Philip Tabb The United States Coast Guard Academy announced that John Philip Tabb from Buffalo, Wyoming, has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential. Philip, who attends Buffalo High School, has accepted an appointment to attend the Coast Guard Academy and will be sworn in as a member of the Class of 2014 on June 28, 2010.

The United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, is an accredited college educating future Coast Guard officers. The smallest of our nation’s five military service academies, the Coast Guard Academy’s Corps of Cadets represents the nation’s best and brightest students, ready to serve and lead their country.

Admission to the Coast Guard Academy is highly competitive, and less than 400 appointments are offered annually from a pool of over 4,000 applicants. Cadets receive a full tuition scholarship and monthly stipend for a five year service commitment to the Coast Guard upon graduation. All graduates receive a bachelor of science degree and are guaranteed a position of leadership as a commissioned officer in the United States Coast Guard.

Philip is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Dozier Tabb. He is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Syd Kinne of Lynn Haven, FL, Mr. Stokes Tabb of Colquitt and Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Phillips of Bainbridge.

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