Amata Congratulates Victor Chen Upon Second Prestigious Service Academy Acceptance

March 18, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is delighted to once again congratulate Victor Chen upon his second prestigious Service Academy acceptance. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point has also accepted him, joining the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado in offering a fully qualified appointment. 

“These are just wonderful achievements for Victor Chen,” said Uifa’atali Amata. “Each one is a success and a testament to his hard work and preparation. We’re proud of him, and he’s well deserving of a second congratulations, along with his parents, Michelle He and Manua Chen.” 


In this file photo, a younger Victor Chen (right) and the Chen family with Congresswoman Amata at the congressional office
In this file photo, a younger Victor Chen (right) and the Chen family are with Congresswoman Amata in the congressional office


Victor was educated in American Samoa and is a graduate of Pacific Horizon High School. He has high academic credentials and test scores, along with a thorough list of extracurricular qualifications. These span athletics, music, science fair, volunteering, other efforts, honors and leadership, along with an internship focused on meteorological data. For more, see the previous announcement.