Corbin Deviney (pictured left), a senior at Catoctin High School, recently received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. He will be one of over 1,200 incoming freshmen, and was chosen from a highly competitive pool of nearly 20,000 applicants.
Corbin, the son of Jeff and Heather Deviney of Thurmont, is president of the Catoctin High School Student Government, Vice President of Catoctin High’s National Honor Society, and is active in several other student organizations. He represented Thurmont/Emmitsburg area last summer as a delegate for 2017 Maryland Boys State. He has earned varsity letters in cross country, indoor track, and baseball, and volunteers with an adaptive watersports organization and the Maryland League for People with Disabilities. Corbin will be the fourth generation of his family to serve in the Navy, and he will begin the Naval Academy’s traditional Plebe Summer in late June 2018.