Flathead’s Obst Appointed to U.S. Naval Academy

Andrew Obst is a senior at Flathead High School

By Beacon Staff

Kalispell student Andrew Obst was successfully appointed to the United States Naval Academy.

Obst, a senior at Flathead High School, received a nomination to the Naval Academy from Montana Sen. Steve Daines last year.

Obst has served as a Search and Rescue volunteer in Libby, is a member of Flathead 4-H Shooting Sports, where he was a 2014 State Champion in Small Bore Pistol, and is active in football, track and field and wrestling.

“I’m proud of Andrew, a hardworking young leader, for his tremendous accomplishments and his recent appointment to the United States Naval Academy. This appointment serves as a testament to Andrew’s dedication to his studies, volunteer work and extracurricular activities,” Daines stated. “Andrew will be an excellent addition to the Naval Academy and has the determination and drive to be a successful future leader for our state and country.”

The United States Naval Academy is located in Annapolis, Maryland.

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