Mukilteo daughter graduates from Naval Academy

Jun 20, 2012
Lauren Taglialavore

U.S. Navy Ensign Lauren E. Taglialavore, daughter of Mike and Debbie Taglialavore of Mukilteo, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on May 29 and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy.

Taglialavore, a 2008 graduate of Kamiak High School, successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical, and professional training. She has earned a bachelor’s degree with a major in Oceanography.

As a graduate of the Naval Academy, Taglialavore completed a four-year, total immersion program where a strong, balanced academic program, focused on the educational needs of the Navy and Marine Corps superimposed on a strict, professional military training environment emphasizing the development of leadership skills.

Following graduation, Taglialavore has been assigned to USS San Diego, LPD-22 home ported in San Diego, Calif. where she will begin service.

Considered one of the top educational institutions in the country, the U.S. Naval Academy was founded in 1845 and has graduated more than 75,000 men and women as Naval and Marine Corps Officers.

Its graduates include 4,000 Admirals and Generals, one President, 200 members of Congress, three Governors, 73 Medal of Honor winners, one Nobel Prize winner, and 40 Astronauts.

The Naval Academy currently has more than 4,000 students who comprise the Brigade of Midshipmen and who come from every state in the union.

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