In The Q
Special Edition: 2023 Graduates Entering The Military
To those who will selflessly serve and stand guard, we thank you and pray for your safety.
Ladies and gentlemen, please take a moment to read about QCSD's 2023 graduates and future military leaders.
Branch of Service: Air Force
Why You Chose The Military: The benefits involved were something I was interested in along with the Idea of serving my country.
Why You Chose This Branch: I always thought planes were cool and wanted to get a pilot's license, Go in to work on airplanes, and understand how it all works mechanically.
Future Profession: Undecided
What you’ll remember most about QCSD? 'll remember the ability to bond with others and create new relationships in the school.
Branch of Service: Army ROTC, University of Maryland
Why You Chose The Military: I wanted to stay active since my life in sports is ending, and it provides scholarships and endless opportunities.
Why You Chose This Branch: Most people who I know in the military participated in the Army, so it was most familiar to me.
Future Profession: Financial Manager
What you’ll remember most about QCSD? The fun times in sports and teachers who brought a positive attitude.
Branch of Service: Army National Guard
Why You Chose The Military: To gain a sense of belonging in a group, and to gain stronger self-discipline while serving the country!
Why You Chose This Branch: They contacted me with the most enticing options, and offer a lot of benefits toward college and great job opportunities
Future Profession: Mechanical Engineer
What you’ll remember most about QCSD? How friendly and caring the teachers and staff are, and the difference they’ve made in who I am. Staff actually cares about students, and makes an effort to get to know students and encourage them through their academic and home lives!
Why I Chose The Military: Had no idea what I was doing after high school.
Why I Chose This Branch: My recruiter reached me first, before any other recruiter.
Future Profession: Information Technology
What I’ll Remember Most About QCSD? The time that i spent with my friends and my favorite teachers.
Branch of Service: Marines
Why You Chose The Military: To become a better, more disciplined, person.
Why You Chose This Branch: It is the best most tough branch.
Future Profession: Unknown
What you’ll remember most about QCSD? My friends and teachers.
Branch of Service: Navy
Why You Chose The Military: I grew up around military life, the only reason I live where I do today is because of the military. Since I was a child I always saw myself doing some type of military service because I felt that it would be the best thing for me.
Why You Chose This Branch: My family has a long history in the Navy, with members of my family serving in World War II, Vietnam, and The Gulf War. I chose the Navy to continue the tradition.
Future Profession: Pilot
What you’ll remember most about QCSD? I will remember the marching band events the most, and how much fun they were.
Branch of Service: Air Force
Why You Chose The Military: I chose the military because I want to give myself the best chance to succeed, learn, and grow as a person while also protecting and serving the country to the best of my ability.
Why You Chose This Branch: This branch appealed to me due to the high concentration of tech-based learning and goals while also being able to travel the country and the world at the same time.
Future Profession: Cyber Security Professional
What you’ll remember most about QCSD? I could never forget all the hilarious memories I've made with close friends and how much we have all helped each other out.
Branch of Service: Army ROTC
Why You Chose The Military: I’ve always wanted to be someone important, so I chose to serve my country.
Why You Chose This Branch: I chose the Army because I felt it would be the best fit for me, for I want to travel.
Future Profession: After being an Army officer I would like to get into real estate.
What you’ll remember most about QCSD? The positive work environment for studying and test taking.
Branch of Service: Navy ROTC at Penn State
Why You Chose The Military: I come from a very extensive military family, and after being exposed to what the military is like and what it offers, I know it's the path I want to take.
Why You Chose This Branch: I chose the Navy for a couple of reasons: my family is very much a Navy family, but also because the Navy does a lot of what I want to do. I want to go into aviation, and Naval aviation is a highly respected and tight-knit community (and landing on aircraft carriers is pretty awesome to me).
Future Profession: I plan on studying aerospace engineering, which directly connects to flying, and is one of my biggest passions. It also gives me the opportunity that if I do ever leave the Navy, I would love to work at Boeing or Lockheed or any big aviation company designing aircraft, missiles, or spacecraft.
What you’ll remember most about QCSD? I will definitely miss all the different communities I got to take part in. From sports like football and lacrosse to clubs like Best Buddies and Mini-THON, and even my friend group, all gave me the opportunity to meet and work with different groups of people that gave me my most fond memories of my childhood.