Eight WTHS seniors enlisting in the military

Eight students were among 47 Gloucester County students entering the U.S. military

Eight Washington Township High School seniors were among 47 area students who have enlisted in the U.S. military. The students were honored during Gloucester County’s fifth annual High School Enlistee Recognition Ceremony at Bogey’s Club and Café in Mantua on May 4. Featured speakers included Command Sgt. Major Mike Colbert, of the U.S. Army and NJ Army National Guard, and Lt. Colonel Bradd Thompson, of the U.S. Air Force and NJ Air National Guard.

The observance recognizes graduating seniors for deciding to serve their country and includes participation by local veterans. Each student received an award from a representative of his or her branch of the military.

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Washington Township honorees included:

U.S. Army
Brett Dolgos
Tyler Fanz
German Mendoza

U.S. Air Force
Joseph Ciallella
Eric Dougherty

U.S. Navy
Kyle Irwin

U.S. Marine Corps
Nicholas Ciallella
George Stuart

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