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Peninsula Catholic is committed to supporting students and families connected to our nation's military. PC has a strong relationship with the military community thanks in part to our proximity to both Langley Air Force Base and Fort Eustis Army Base. Understanding the need for planning, we work with our prospective military families by providing a flexible admissions process and a wealth of information to make your family’s transfer into PC as seamless as possible. Our admissions team has worked with midyear transfers from across state lines as well as families who are stationed across the world.  

Peninsula Catholic graduates are accepted to the most prestigious military academies across the country, including the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy, The Citadel, and the Virginia Military Institute. Recent PC graduates also received Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarships in ROTC programs across the country including Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, the College of William and Mary, and Clemson University.

Several members of the PC faculty and staff are connected to the military as a veteran, spouse, or child of those who served. Their military experience and knowledge establish a foundation of genuine compassion and understanding of the unique needs of our families connected to the armed forces. Regardless of their military connections, all the PC faculty and staff receive enrichment training each year to renew our commitment to better serve our military-connected students and families.
As a testimony to our military appreciation, Peninsula Catholic offers a military discount on tuition for all our active-duty military families. We are confident your student will feel at home as a PC Knight. Contact one of our military liaisons to start the admissions process today. 

PCHS Military Liaisons

Abella Padilla 
PC Military Liaison
(757) 596-7247 Ext. 110

Abella Padilla is a seasoned military wife of almost 15 years. She understands how the military community leans on one another for support and guidance. She has accompanied her husband through five deployments to seven different military installations. During these years, she has been part of the FRG, taught resiliency classes as an AFTB instructor, and volunteered in the JAG offices through the American Red Cross. She knows first hand how changes can affect your home life and family dynamics. Here at PC, we understand transitioning to a new area comes with challenges within itself. That is why we are here for you and want to make your transition as smooth as possible.

Lisanette Torres
PC Military and Hispanic Liaison, Español 
(757) 596-7247 Ext. 107

Lisanette Torres has been a military spouse for over 20 years. Her husband served in the Army, retiring after 23 years of service. They were stationed in Washington State, Korea, and Virginia. She was a volunteer Family Readiness Group Leader for 3 years at Fort Eustis in addition to volunteering to help as an Interpreter on Fort Eustis base in hospitals and schools for Hispanic military families.  She enjoys supporting and serving the military families in their military journey!