Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, and the Great Lakes region.Pennsylvania is the 33rd largest, the 6th most popular, and the 9th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state’s five most populous cities are Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, and Reading. The state capital is Harrisburg. Pennsylvania has 51 miles (82 km) of coastline along Lake Erie and 57 miles (92 km) of shoreline along the Delaware Estuary. The state is one of the 13 original founding states of the United States.
Pennsylvania has a bicameral legislature set up by Commonwealth’s constitution in 1790.Pennsylvania has 500 public school districts, thousands of private schools, publicly funded colleges and universities, and over 100 private institutions of higher education
Pennsylvania is home to many major league professional sports teams like the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball, the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League, the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer.
Now, a state which has so many provisions and opportunities for the youth, also has the provision to develop them. This is through their well-known military schools.
Carson long military academy
Carson Long Military Academy is located in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, and is the oldest preparatory boarding school in the United States. It provides military training for grades 6-12 with maximum student capacity of 180 cadets. It inspires boys to develop good academics, build strong characters and reach their potential as responsible citizens and leaders in a global community.
It offers a structured learning environment and helps students in choosing the right path in life. Most students go on to college and some join the armed services.
The cadets of Carson Long Military Academy are required to complete 21 credits for graduation.
Physical education and JROTC training is also mandatory for all cadets. Cadets are assigned a military rank and higher ranking boys are the leaders of their peers. The Corps of Cadets has been designated an Honor School with Distinction by the Department of the Army.
Carson Long offers subjects such as advanced placement math, science, and foreign language courses. There are many extracurricular activities available to cadets. Cadets can participate in soccer, football, baseball, basketball, tennis, track, rifle teams, wrestling, and hockey.
Valley Forge military academy
Valley Forge Military Academy & College (VFMA&C) is an American preparatory boarding school for grades 7-12 and coeducational junior college in the military school tradition located in Wayne, Pennsylvania.
The VFMA&C is the only American military organization that maintains British drill and ceremonies. All cadets must pass a board and earn a “Cap shield” to be a member of the Corps of Cadets. Valley Forge Military Academy and College is unique among American secondary and higher education to have the only, student run and the only physically demanding, six week military indoctrination, held twice a year, called “Plebe System.” It is also the only Corps of Cadets in the United States to still have a traditional mounted battalion of one cavalry troop and one artillery battery.
Valley Forge Military College, “The Military College of Pennsylvania,” is unique as it is the only private junior military college in the United States where the entire college student body comprises of military cadets from the US and international cadets.