The United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., has accepted Upton’s Josie Olson into the class of 2022. Olson will join approximately 1,100 other future cadets from around the nation at the world’s foremost leadership academy.
West Point has been named the nation’s number one public college by Forbes Magazine in 2017, and boasts one of the lowest acceptance rates of any college or university in the country.
Olson is a 2018 graduate of Upton High School. During her time in high school she was a member of the volleyball, basketball and track teams (Gillette), and has a strong record of performance as both an individual and as member of these teams, displaying distinct leadership ability throughout her sports career. Josie is also a member of the National Honor Society and has interest in being an engineer.