A Dripping Springs High alumnus will be keeping our nation’s waterways safe after graduating from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
On May 20, Jon B. Pressley graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. and was commissioned an officer in the service, per a press release.
Pressley, who graduated from Dripping Springs High in May 2015, completed four years of academic, physical and leadership training at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, which resulted in him earning a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research and Computer Analysis. Per the release, Pressley was assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton which is located in North Charleston, South Carolina.
During his time at Dripping Springs, Pressley played catcher on the Tiger baseball team and competed at the varsity level in 2014 and 2015. In 2014, Pressley was named the District 27-4A defensive player of the year during his junior campaign. The following season in 2015, Pressley completed his Tiger career by being named first-team All-District 25-5A at catcher.
Pressley is the son of Frank and Yasemin Pressley of Dripping Springs.