KINGS POINT, N.Y., April 24, 2017 – On Friday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s (USMMA) Office of Admissions hosted its Admissions Open House for High School candidates who have applied to the Class of 2021.
CDR Mike Bedryk, Director of the Office of Admissions, began by introducing Rear Admiral James A. Helis, USMS, Superintendent, to approximately 200 guests.
Admiral Helis welcomed the participants and introduced them to other key leaders, including the Commandant, the Director of Physical Education and Athletics, the Director of USMMA’s Academic Center for Excellence and Chaplain. Each gave an overview of his or her department’s role at USMMA. Later, guests had the opportunity to meet with faculty, staff and midshipmen.
CDR Bedryk said, “This event was a great opportunity for students who have remaining questions about attending USMMA. It was a pleasure to host such and outstanding group of young men and women who are committed to serving our Nation.“