Thursday, October 31, 2013

BW Alumna Commissioned as US Naval Officer

U.S Navy file photo

BW alumni continue to represent their alma mater and serve their country through their successes after graduation. Alyssa Cook '12 is no different. After graduating with a degree in Spanish Education in 2012, she attended the United States Navy’s Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI, graduating in May 2013.

Now an Officer with the United States Navy, Cook reports, “I have been on deployment with my ship the past few months, leading a division of Sailors as a Division Officer, with the collateral duty of being the ship’s Public Affairs Officer.” According to the US Navy's website, Commissioned Officers are "the leadership and management team of the Navy and Navy Reserve." Cook noted that she continues to use her BW education in her career today.

Congratulations to Alyssa, and thanks to all BW alumni who serve or who have served in the Armed Forces.