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Sioux Rapids Academy Appointment

Sioux Rapids, IA (KICD)–A Sioux Rapids senior has received an appointment to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy from Senator Chuck Grassley.
Katie Marie Gibson is the daughter of Carolyn and Thomas Gibson. She will graduate in May from Sioux Central High School. Gibson participated in volleyball, basketball, cross country, softball, individual speech club, 4-H, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Society and the Harlan Institute Program, a law-based debate club.
Gibson was among the 55 Iowans Grassley nominated this year for appointments to the U.S. service academies.
For more than 200 years, these academies have educated and trained individuals to lead and command the U.S. armed forces.

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