Military: 07-17-14


Genzman graduates from Naval Academy
On May 23, U.S. Navy Ensign Grant Genzman, son of Gregory Genzman and Judy Ubben-Genzman, Perrysburg,
graduated third in his class from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. The 2010 graduate of
St. John’s Jesuit High School, Toledo, received his appointment to the Academy from U.S. Rep. Robert
He successfully completed four years of intensive academic, physical, and professional training,
resulting in a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Ocean Engineering (Honors) and a commission as
an officer in the Navy’s nuclear submarine force.
During his final year, he was selected as a finalist for both the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. He
also completed a Trident and Bowman Scholar independent research project and in June presented his work
at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and
Arctic Engineering in San Francisco, CA. His research will be published in the conference proceedings
and in the Defense Technical Information Center.
Following graduation, Ensign Genzman will attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to work toward
a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. After two years, he will begin training at the Naval
Nuclear Power School in Charleston, SC.
Grove graduates from military training
Air Force Airman 1st Class Kenneth Grove graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San
Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and
studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree
through the Community College of the Air Force.
Grove is the son of Angela L. and Kenneth G. Grove Jr. of Perrysburg.
He is a 2009 graduate of Advance Technologies Academy, Las Vegas, Nev.

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