Gavin P. Fuller, Class of 2012, successfully completed four years of rigorous academics, physical training, and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy, May 27, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Economics and a commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy.
During Commissioning week Gavin was recognized as the 2016 Capstone Essay Contest winner by the submarine community for his award-winning essay, “A New Queen Reigns Supreme” earning a $1,000 cash prize. His essay appeared in the June 2016 issue of Proceedings Magazine produced by the Naval Institute. His paper “The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Programs and Employment Conditions on the Duration of Unemployment” received the Mylander-Fredland Prize for outstanding research in the field of quantitative economics.
Gavin is currently working at the U. S. Naval Academy mentoring Plebes in Character Development. In preparation for becoming a submariner, Gavin will begin a year-long program in nuclear training referred to as ‘Power School’ in Charleston, SC. He begins his studies in early September.
Gavin P. Fuller