Stastny to play lacrosse at Coast Guard Academy

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Johns Creek High School senior John Stastny has accepted a full appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, where he will play lacrosse.

The USCGA Bears lacrosse team competes as a member of the NCAA’s NEWMAC Conference.

Stastny earned a combined seven varsity letters in swimming and lacrosse. Honors and awards included team captain for both the swim team and lacrosse, Athletic Leadership Council representative, Outstanding Engineering Student of the Year, honor student, state meet swim team, swim team Gladiator Award, lacrosse team MVP Award, Scholar Athlete and LB3 2014 Elite club lacrosse.

His service activities included Habitat for Humanity with St. Brigid Catholic Church, Country Club of the South assistant swim team coach and Newtown Park assistant lacrosse coach.

The Coast Guard Academy is an accredited college educating future Coast Guard officers. The smallest of our nation’s five military service academies, the academy’s corps of cadets represents the nation’s best and brightest students, ready to serve and lead their country. Admission to the Coast Guard Academy is highly competitive and fewer than 300 appointments are offered annually from a pool of 2,500 applicants.

Stastny is the son of Jordan and Cynthia Stastny.

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