Second Lieutenant Timber Elizabeth Anderson

CALHOUN, GA – Second Lieutenant Timber Elizabeth Anderson becomes the first Gordon County Schools alumna to graduate from the United States Military Academy.

Anderson, daughter of Grant and Elizabeth Anderson of Calhoun, GA, is a graduate of Gordon Central High School. Timber joined the 224th graduating class from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 21st.

While at West Point, she concentrated her studies in Physical Geography. Upon graduation, she was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Armor branch.

Timber will begin her career as an Armor Officer with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team at Fort Stewart, Georgia. 

About West Point
The U. S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, co-educational, federal, liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. It was founded in 1802 as America’s first college of engineering and continues today as the world’s premier leader-development institution, consistently ranked among top colleges in the country. Its mission remains constant—to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the U.S. Army. 
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About Gordon County Schools
Gordon County Schools system serves around 6,500+ students in schools across the county including six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The mission of the Gordon County School system is to build a collaborative culture that engages all students and staff in learning experiences leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation.