Commissioning Week 2013
General Information (Provided by USNA)
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
TOTAL GRADUATES: 1047
Marine Corps - 2nd Lieutenants
Air Force - 2nd Lieutenant
Graduating but not commissioned: 4
Foreign Officers: 16
Foreign national students graduating are from the following countries:
Belize (2), Georgia (3), Guatemala, Korea, Lebanon, Montenegro, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, and Tunisia
OTHER RACES AND ETHNIC GROUPS
(the number in parenthesis is the number of women in each group)
Hispanic: 138 (36) (includes Puerto Rico)
Asian American: 43 (11) (Asian, Pacific Islander, Filipino)
Native American: 4 (1)
African American: 65 (17)
Multiple Ethnicities: 74 (14)
Note: These include those who selected more than one ethnicity or race, including Asian, Native American, African American, Black, Pacific Islander:
Asian/White: 44 (8)
Asian/African American: 4 (1)
African American/White: 11 (3)
Native American/White or African American: 15 (2)
TOTAL INDUCTED IN CLASS OF 2012 ON INDUCTION DAY, July 1, 2009: 1,251
#1 Christopher Dean Galvin of Austin, Texas, is a mechanical engineering major. He will be commissioned as a Navy ensign and will train as a submariner.
#2 Matthew Paul Christian of Matthews, N.C., is a mechanical engineering major. He will be commissioned as a Navy ensign and will attend the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences after graduation.
#3 Max Cullen Van Benthem of Albuquerque, N.M., is a mechanical engineering major. He will commission as a Navy ensign and will train as a Navy pilot.
Winning percentages for year (as of May 21): .653 (295 wins, 162 losses and 4 ties)
Civilians - 287
Military - 221
TOTAL - 508
Since 1845, approximately 79,900 midshipmen have graduated from the Naval Academy (including the Class of 2013).
Since 1980, more than 4,100 women (including the Class of 2013) have graduated from the Naval Academy.
This is the 163rd traditional graduation ceremony. Since graduation ceremonies moved to the stadium in 1966, ceremonies were moved indoors by inclement weather in 1976 and 1987.
President Barack H. Obama will deliver the graduation address to the Class of 2013.
The Honorary members of the Class of 2013 are:
Professor Mary DeCredico, History
Midshipman Austin Zalik, in memoriam
Mr. James Carrier, Blue and Gold Officer and Naval Academy Enthusiast
Mr. Brendan Fischer, Friend to midshipmen and loyal Naval Academy fan
ESTIMATE OF ATTENDANCE
Source: USNA Public Affairs Office