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Eiguren ready to fly high at the United States Air Force Academy

JORDAN VALLEY – Kirk Eiguren, graduating from Jordan Valley High School, has been accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado.

Eiguren is believed to be the first student to be admitted to a national military academy from Jordan Valley High School. He will join a class of 1,215 cadets to continue a tradition of 63 years of educating those for flight.

“The military is something that I’ve always been interested in,” Eiguren said. “In my freshman year, I narrowed that interest down to piloting. After some research looking into possible routes to become a pilot, I found the Air Force Academy. Since freshman year it has been something that I have actively pursued.”

Unlike the open range around his hometown, Eigeren will live the regimented style of a dorm.

Eiguren will be expected to live by the . . .