Lanessa Bastian, daughter of Ken and Linda Bastian, Crosslake, and Brainerd High School senior, was recently accepted into Wentworth Military Academy and Junior College of Lexington, Mo., for the 2004-2004 school year.
Bastian has been an active member of the Air Force Auxiliary and the Civil Air Patrol for the past five years. She was 2nd Lieutenant in C.A.P., but was recently promoted/elected as the overall "commander" of her squadron. She obained her solo flight wings at the one-week flight academy in southern Minnesota at the age of 16.
Bastian has been granted a "success scholarship" from Wentworth for $2,000 upon her acceptance into the academy.
She will obtain her high school diploma at the Formation Ceremony in Wentworth in May 2005.
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