Michael Volta Jr., a graduate of St. Pius Tenth School in Chili and Gates Chili High School, has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marines.
Volta graduated from Norwich University with a degree in criminal justice and a minor in sociology. As he earned his college degree, he dually completed Marine Corps Officer Candidates School. He also was president of the Semper Fi Society and participated in Mountain Cold Weather Company.
In September, he will be attending The Basic School. He then will attend flight school in Pensacola, Fla., for his aviation training.