Wisconsin National Guard Release: Wisconsin Challenge Academy graduates 71 Cadets

FORT MCCOY, Wis. – 71 Cadets from 31 counties will graduate from the Wisconsin National Guard Challenge Academy in a ceremony Thursday, June 9th at Stevens Point Area Senior High School.
The Challenge Academy re-shapes the lives of at-risk 16-to-18-year-olds.  It uses a structured, military-style environment and state-certified teachers and counselors to build Cadets’ academic abilities, character, self-confidence, and personal discipline.
After graduating from the 22-week residential phase of academy training, Cadets work with hometown mentors who offer guidance and encouragement in pursuing ...

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