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Area Students Nominated to Service Academies

Area Students Nominated to Service Academies

1 week ago by Jim Dewey

Nominations announced Friday by U.S. Rep Darin LaHood

Several area students have been nominated to attend the various U S Military academies by Illinois 18th district Congressman Darin LaHood.

In all - Lahood announced a total of 20 nominations to the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Nominated area students include John Leal from Quincy and Ashtyn Rouland of Arenzville to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Jackson Landis of Mt. Sterling to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and Owen Bieger of Basco to the Military Academy at West Point. The nominees each completed a rigorous application process that was conducted by a selection panel including veterans and central Illinois community leaders.

They will be informed of their admission by the various service academies over the next 5 months.

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