Presentation on theme: "The United States Naval Academy is located in Annapolis a small city of 36,000 people who is the capital of Maryland. The academic program includes courses."— Presentation transcript:
The United States Naval Academy is located in Annapolis a small city of 36,000 people who is the capital of Maryland. The academic program includes courses in engineering, science, mathematics, humanities and social science. This is designed to provide a broad-based education that will qualify the students, named midshipmen, for practically any career field in the Navy or Marine Corps.
Since 1845 more than 60,000 young men and women have successfully completed "four years by the Bay" And every summer new opportunities and challenges begins for 1,200 young men and women from all 50 states and beyond. The midshipmen complete a four-year immersion program that educates them not only in the classroom, but also aboard sailboats and on the athletic fields
A collection of coat buttons that were used during the years.
A beautiful chapel was dedicated in 1908. The chapel performs numerous weddings the day after graduation, the midshipmen are not allow to marry when they are students.
Interior of the chapel. The stained windows were designed by Tiffany.
In the center of the campus is beautiful park that has a memorial named Mexican Monument who is surrounded by four cannons.
Michelson Hall and its twin Chauvenet Hall house the Division of Mathematics and Science.
The Herndon Monument is a tall grey obelisk. It is the site of the famous "plebes-no- more" ceremony, where the plebes (first year students at the academy) all work together to climb the greased monument and replace a plebe "dixie-cup hat" on top with a midshipman hat. This is the official end of the plebe year and comes as a great relief to all the first year students.It is not an easy task. This year it took 1 hour and 32 minutest.The longest time was more than 4 hours.
After graduation the students toss their hats into the air. They will receive new type of hats they will wear as officers in the Navy.
Photographs and Presentation Dan Calistrat firstname.lastname@example.org