Chaparral student accepts appointment to West Point

Preston Blaine Wiley, son of Bill and Robin Wiley of Scottsdale, has accepted an appointment to the Class of 2019 at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Preston Blaine Wiley

Preston Blaine Wiley

Wiley is scheduled to graduate from Chaparral High School in May of 2015 where he was a member of the football and track teams, as well as the captain of the debate team and president of the teenage Republican Club.

This year, he also served as the president for both the Scottsdale Mayor’s Youth Council and the Mustang Branch of the Scottsdale Public Library Teen Advisory Board.

The appointed members of the Class of 2019 will report to West Point for the first time on June 29, 2015.

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 one of our nation’s premier leader-development institutions, consistently ranked among top colleges in the country.

Its mission remains constant—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 U. S. Army.

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