Eli Wood of Hollidays-burg graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., on May 25. He earned a bachelor of science degree with honors in English and a commission as a U.S. Navy Ensign.
At the academy, Wood was a member of the Varsity Men’s Heavyweight Crew team, Men’s Glee Club and Baptist Collegiate Ministry.
He will be serving aboard the USS Blue Ridge, command ship of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan.
Wood is a 2014 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School.
He is the son of Dean and Cynthia Wood of Hollidays-burg.
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