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UCSC Receives Nearly $1 Million Federal Grant
August 30, 2016
Farr Praises Colombian Peace Deal
August 25, 2016
Farr Celebrates Lifting of Last Quarantine on California Grapes
August 18, 2016
Media Advisory: Farr To Celebrate National Park Service Centennial in Soledad, Gateway To Pinnacles National Park
August 22, 2016
WASHINGTON – Representative Sam Farr (D-Calif.) will join the City of Soledad, Gateway to the Pinnacles, to celebrate the National Park Service’s Centennial from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Cesar Chavez Park.
Farr Accepting Applications For Service Academy Nominations
August 15, 2016
- A completed application form, available from Congressman Farr's office or here.
A statement of why you wish to attend the military academy for which you have requested nomination. If you have requested nomination for two academies, you need only write on the subject of your primary choice. The statement should not exceed 1000 words.
- An official high school transcript. The transcript must arrive in an unopened envelope, closed by school officials and stamped with the school seal to ensure the validity of the document. The transcript itself must also be visibly marked with the official school seal.
- Official Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores or American College Testing (ACT) scores. SAT and ACT scores may either be forwarded to my office by the testing center, or they may be included as part of your official transcript. If you have the scores forwarded by the testing center, my office's SAT Score File Number is 4639 and my office's ACT Score File Number Is 7259.
- Three letters of recommendation, not from relatives.