Hopkins County Central High School senior Jack Stratton was honored by the Board of Education on March 18 for receiving an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2023. Jack has always dreamed of joining the military in some capacity. On March 8, he received a call from Congressman Comer’s office that he had received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Upon graduation, he will be commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He will leave for basic training toward the end of June. Congratulations, Jack!