Grant Caswell
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    Grant Caswell

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Denver, Colo.

    High School:
    Cherry Creek

    Height:
    6-0

    01/30/2014

    Air Force Places 15 on Academic All-Conference List

    Nine men and six women earned academic all-league honors.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013: Competed in three meet...Air Force's top finisher at Fort Hays State Tiger Open...finished in a career-best time of 25:05.30 to finish 19th at that meet...also ran an 8K at the Rocky Mountain Shootout, finishing 52nd in 28:08.00...opened the season at the Colorado State Open, finishing 60th with a 5K time of 16:08.90...academic all-conference selection.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012: Competed at the Metro State Invitational...finished 43rd with an 8K time of 28:46.0.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Cherry Creek High School...served as the team captain for both the cross country and track teams during the 2011-12 academic year...earned all-conference and all-league honors in cross country as a senior...all-state selection in track as a member of the 4x800-meter relay team...also lettered two years in hockey...2011 Hobey Baker Award recipient...graduated with a 4.42 GPA...Chinese Honor Society officer and member.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Grant Thomas Caswell...nickname is "Ulysses"...son of Chuck and Diana Caswell...has one younger brother, Austin...majoring in computer science...earning a minor in Chinese...future plans include becoming an intelligence officer...served as the Standardization/Evaluation Officer of squadron...received the Dean's Pin...also named to the Athletic Director's List...hobbies include "discovering his storied lineage on ancestry.com", playing with his dogs, shopping on tandem Segway with friends, hanging out with family and acting in Civil War reenactments...favorite movie is National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets...raised a guide dog to assist the blind...traveled to China over the summer as a part of the Cadet Summer Language Immersion Program...also completed Operation Air Force at McChord AFB, Wash., and served as an LRC cadre...also "discovered the joys of disco"...member of Cadet Squadron 40.

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