Navy Midshipman Jarrett A. Kleintop, son of Nadine and Gary A. Kleintop of Palmerton, and more than 900 other freshmen recently completed Plebe Summer while attending the United States Naval Academy.

Plebe Summer is the summer training program which is required of all incoming freshmen to the U.S. Naval Academy. The six-weeks training developed Kleintop morally, mentally and physically. He was also instilled with the highest ideals of duty, honor and loyalty. Kleintop will go on to complete the academic year as a Midshipmen.

Kleintop is a 2011 graduate of Palmerton Area High School.