Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
USNA News Center
USNA News Center
Sub Story

How a Midshipman Helped Bring a Family’s Vision to Life During the COVID-19 Quarantine

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 12, 2021 10:18 AM by

When the Snowden family of five came to visit the U.S. Naval Academy before COVID-19, they expected a day of history and tourism, and an opportunity to learn of their great uncle’s experiences as a midshipman from the Class of 1958. What they didn’t realize was that the souvenir selected by their toddler that day would present the family with an opportunity to take an exciting voyage during quarantine. 

Click the link below to read the full story about how the family's visit eventually led to Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Sarah St. Jean, a naval architecture major, mentoring young Freddie and Charlie Snowden, helping to bring their vision of building a submarine to life during the early days of the pandemic.

Read the full story here:


Category: People, Press Releases, General Interest, Academics, Research