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Williams Field Senior Earns Air Force Academy Appointment


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  • Higley Unified School District

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Senior Kaitlyn Patterson believes in challenging herself. She immediately enrolled in honors and AP class upon joining Williams Field High Schools as a freshman. She also played sports her freshman, sophomore and junior years, only to take off this year due to her heavy AP schedule – AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English, AP Spanish and AP Government & Politics.

However, it was not until a meeting with a good family friend, a former lieutenant colonel in teh Air Force, that she found what she was really striving: The U.S. Air Force Academy.

Williams Field Senior Earns Air Force Academy Appointment Air-Force-Academy-480x242Kaitlyn met her goal, receiving an appointment to the Academy, a first for a female Williams Field High School student.

“I’m looking forward to seeing how far I can be pushed and handle it and to see what I can be successful at,” she said. “I’m looking forward to seeing my potential…. I can’t wait to go now.”