Westport man graduates from West Point
Published 3:21 pm, Wednesday, January 3, 2018
WESTPORT — Cadet Andrew Chappo, a 2011 Staples High School graduate, recently graduated from the United States Military Academy Preparatory School, also known as West Point.
While at West Point, Chappo served internships in the United States Senate for Sen. John McCain and at the State Department. Chappo also participated in a cultural immersion program in Ghana, West Africa. In his last cadet assignment at West Point he served as an Honor Board president.
On Dec. 22, Chappo graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics.
Following graduation, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Army. In mid-February, Chappo will report to Ft. Sill, Oklahoma for Field Artillery Officer Training and then to his first assignment with the First Cavalry Division at Ft. Hood, Texas.