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3 Thursday q

evening catch up with friends and greet new donors at Welcome Reception

3 Don’t q

miss Superintendent’s “State of the Naval Academy” address Friday morning

3 After q

parade, enjoy the hospitality of VADM and Mrs. Miller at Buchanan House

3 Pack q

Blue and Gold attire for football game GO NAVY! BEAT AIR FORCE!

3 Complete the RSVP info—3 pages— q and mail by 9 September

Weekend 3-5 October 2013

SCHEDULE Parent Seminar Thursday, 3 October 3:30-5:00 p.m. Mini-STEM: Parents will experience the Academy’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) outreach program first hand. This seminar will illustrate how the Academy introduces middle and high school age students to exciting technical academic disciplines with hands on experiences. Invitees are parents/grandparents of current midshipmen and midshipmen who have graduated.

Welcome Reception Thursday, 3 October 5:30-7:00 p.m. Mahan Hall Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and open bar to the sound of USNA Jazz Quartet. Guided tours of The War of 1812 Bicentennial Exhibit will be available.

“Morning Mingle” Friday, 4 October 8:00-8:45 a.m. Bo Coppedge Room, Alumni Hall Continental Breakfast

Annual Meeting Friday, 4 October Alumni Hall 9:00-10:00 a.m.—Greetings from USNA Alumni Association and Foundation leadership 10:00-10:45 a.m.—“State of the Naval Academy” address VADM Michael H. Miller ’74, USN, Superintendent

Experiential Leadership Panel Friday, 4 October 11:00-11:45 a.m. Midshipmen will discuss the wide variety of experiential leadership opportunities in which they have participated, from mentoring inner city youth on site in Newark, NJ, to demanding back country team leadership at the National Outdoor Leadership School.

Roundtable Lunch Friday, 4 October Noon-1:00 p.m. Alumni Hall President’s Circle donors and midshipmen come together to share Academy experiences.

Seminars Friday, 4 October 1:30-3:10 p.m. Seminar A—Project Based Learning: a guided tour by the Academic Dean’s staff of the extensive facilities and programs offered to midshipmen in the physical sciences, engineering, and cyber operations Seminar B—Ethics at the Naval Academy: senior faculty and midshipmen will discuss how ethical leadership is taught and practiced at the Academy – and – Athletic Excellence: an update from the Athletic Director on initiatives that will further enhance the opportunities for midshipmen scholar-athletes in varsity, club, and intramural athletics If you select Seminar A, you will attend one presentation (Project Based Learning) during the 1:30 to 3:10 p.m. timeframe. If you select Seminar B, you will have the opportunity to attend two 45-minute presentations (Ethics and Athletic Excellence) during the same timeframe.

Formal Parade Friday, 4 October 4:00-5:00 p.m. Worden Field Please be seated by 3:45 p.m.

Superintendent’s Reception Friday, 4 October 5:00-7:00 p.m. Buchanan House

“Rise and Shine” Tailgate Saturday, 5 October 9:30 a.m. through third quarter Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Navy vs. Air Force Kickoff 11:30 a.m.

RSVP Name:__________________________________Class:____ Name as you wish it to appear on nametag

Name of Spouse/Guest:_____________________________ Name as you wish it to appear on nametag

If you are a parent/grandparent of a current midshipman or USNA graduate, please indicate class year. Please RSVP by 9 September 2013 q I will attend

q I will be unable to attend

President’ Circle Weekend ($80 per person) (Parent/grandparent President’s Circle donors are welcome to invite their midshipman to all events with permission from his/her company officer.)

RSVP 3 October (indicate number attending in space provided) #___ STEM seminar for current parents/grandparents of current midshipmen or USNA graduates #___ Welcome Reception

4 October (indicate number attending in space provided) #___ Morning Mingle #___ Annual Meeting #___ Luncheon Seminar A # attending___ Seminar B # attending___ #___ Formal Parade #___ Superintendent’s Reception

5 October (indicate number attending in space provided) #___ Tailgate #___ Football Tickets

RSVP #__ President’s Circle Weekend ($80 per person)

$ ________

#__ Football Tickets ($50 each)

$ ________

#__ $25 for your midshipman to attend tailgate $ ________ Total amount enclosed $ ________ Please make check payable to USNA Foundation. If you would like to pay by credit card, please fill out information below q Mastercard q American Express

q Visa q Discover

Card #:_____________________________ Exp Date:_____ Printed Name:_____________________________________ Signature:_________________________________________ Total amount enclosed $ ________

FOUNDATION CHECKLIST The Naval Academy Foundation staff has reviewed their checklist and is ready to welcome you to the 19th annual recognition weekend. We look forward to thanking you in person for your leadership role as a President’s Circle donor. Please email or if you have questions. Detailed information about President’s Circle Weekend (location of seminars, bus transportation, attire, etc.) will be mailed prior to your arrival. Don’t forget to return the RSVP information—3 pages— in enclosed envelope by 9 September.

Enjoy the 2013 President’s Circle Weekend! Julia Hutchison Associate Director, President’s Circle

Tracey Cook Administrative Assistant

2013 President's Circle Weekend Invitation