These fun facts and many more are included in a detailed look at what’s happening to NoVa’s high school Class of 2011 by Julia O’Donoghue in the Fairfax Connection.
So why NoVa? Is it because we have a high number of military people living here, either on the various bases or working in government? Does having a military parent automatically give an applicant an advantage? And how many of those military parents actually went to service academies themselves?
And do we really have that many military-related residents, compared with places like Hampton Roads or similar cities? Are Northern Virginians just more patriotic, per capita, than the rest of America?
Obviously, I don’t know. Do you? Tell us in the comments.