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Skyview Student Accepted to West Point

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It's a proud and emotional moment for Billings high school student Tristan Stiffarm and his family. This week, the Skyview senior was accepted to West Point.

"I was sitting in Spanish class and my mom comes to the door and she's crying and I think oh man, something's wrong," Stiffarm said. "So I go out, she hugs me and she says, you just got accepted into West Point and I was just so happy.  I was on cloud nine. Also I want to represent my family. I want to represent my culture. I'm Native American and I'm proud to be that."

Tristan says he has wanted to attend West Point since the fourth grade. Stiffarm says his family has a strong military background and his dream is to be an Armed Forces officer.

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