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Dan Hill of Adirondack headed for West Point

Daniel Hill, a Junior at North Warren High School, approaches the ball in a game of soccer. Considered a top student at NWCS, Hill was recently chosen to attend the West Point Leaders Experience — out of more than 4,000 applicants nationwide.

Daniel Hill, a Junior at North Warren High School, approaches the ball in a game of soccer. Considered a top student at NWCS, Hill was recently chosen to attend the West Point Leaders Experience — out of more than 4,000 applicants nationwide.

— Daniel is co-captain of the North Warren soccer and boys’ basketball teams, and he’s a key member of the Cougar baseball team — alongside participating in school drama productions.

His community service is exemplified by his participation in the North Warren Natural Helpers team which counsels students going through challenging circumstances, Terrio continued.

“Dan’s regard for people around him is outstanding,” he said.

Hill has also gained some experience in public policy, having assisted in the campaigns of U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson and recent Congressional candidate Matt Doheny.

Daniel is a member of the National Honor Society and has received class leadership and character awards. He serves as Class Treasurer and president of the Foreign Language Club. Recently, he was selected by the local American Legion to attend Boys’ State.

Dan’s other activities outside of school include serving as a lector for St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church. He’s also worked summers since 9th grade as a Lake Steward, patrolling Brant Lake for the towns of Chester and Horicon in an effort to curb the spread of aquatic invasives.

Additionally, Dan loves the outdoors, lifts weights and pursues his interest in History.

His mother said she was proud of his character traits and achievement — and was pleased that West Point officials apparently recognized them.

“Im very excited for Dan — It’s his dream to be at West Point, and he’s going to enjoy the experience of this seminar,” she said.

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Daniel Hill, a Junior at North Warren High School, approaches the ball in a game of soccer. Considered a t top student at NWCS, Hill was recently chosen to attend the West Point Leaders Experience — out of more than 4,000 applicants nationwide.

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