May 10, 2011
Kyle Stubbs to graduate from Coast Guard Academy
Kyle Stubbs will graduate May 18 from the United States Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Conn., with a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval architecture and marine engineering and receive his commissioning as ensign in the United States Coast Guard.
The class of 2011 will have President Barack Obama as its commencement speaker.
Stubbs, a lifelong resident of Newcastle, graduated from Liberty High School in 2007. At that time, he received his appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
He is the son of Frank and Cathy Stubbs, of Newcastle; and the grandson of Geraldine Stubbs, of Newcastle, and Robert Woodey, of Sammamish.
Upon graduation, Stubbs will return to the Seattle area, where he will serve in the engineering department aboard the USCGC Mellon, a 378-foot Coast Guard cutter based in Seattle.