Robin King of Bellefontaine recently graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.
A daughter of Brenda and Darin King, she obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Marine Engineering, US Coast Guard 3rd Assistant Engineer Unlimited HP License in steam, gas turbine and motors.
She also received a commission in the United States Naval Reserves as an Ensign. Robin attended Marysville High School and was appointed to USNA, USAFA, and USMMA by Congressman Jim Jordan.
During her tenure at USMMA, she sailed aboard commercial vessels during sea year; visiting Japan and Singapore.
“If anyone from the local high schools is interested in attending an academy, I’d love to help them,” the area resident said.