Jonathan Poole '08 Named Mitchell Scholar

Jon Poole, a senior at the U.S. Naval Academy, has been chosen a George MItchell Scholar for 2013. The scholarship, named for former Senator George Mitchell, will allow Poole to study international public policy and diplomacy at University College Cork, Ireland. Also a finalist for a Rhodes Scholarship, Poole is one of twelve selected from more than 300 applicants.

Jon attended Trinity College in Hartford, CT for one year after graduating from YHS before transferring to the Naval Academy. An applied mathematics major, Poole has maintained a perfect grade point average in his years at the Academy, and he also serves as brigade commander for the 4,400 midshipmen and women.

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