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Collins Congratulates Union County Student on Acceptance to Air Force Academy

Feb 24, 2020
Press Release

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga.—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) today congratulated Union County High School senior Evelyn McBride on her acceptance to the U.S. Air Force Academy.

“The Air Force Academy is receiving an excellent student in Evelyn McBride, and I am honored to recommend such an impressive candidate,” said Collins. “Throughout her life, Evelyn has demonstrated strong leadership skills both inside and outside of the classroom. I’m proud of her commitment to service and wish her all the best as she takes this next step.” 

Evelyn McBride, daughter of Paul and Rachel McBride, will attend the U.S. Air Force Academy. Her family has a history of service in World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam Wars. As one of the top students in her class, McBride has maintained at 4.0 GPA while actively pursuing leadership opportunities through National Beta Club and student council. The Blairsville senior also runs track and participates in gymnastics.