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McKeon Announces Service Academy Appointments

U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) today
announced that fourteen young people from the 25th Congressional
District have been appointed to our nation’s prestigious service
academies and preparatory schools.

“I am proud of all our students who were admitted to our nation’s service academies this
year,” said Rep. McKeon. “These young men and women have spent years
excelling in their studies and extracurricular activities to gain
admission to these fine institutions. Most admirably, they have
demonstrated a love and commitment for our country which will lead them
to rewarding careers as officers in the United States Military. I
congratulate all of the new admits, and wish them great success in
their academic and career pursuits.”

The following students from the 25th Congressional District have accepted appointments to the United States Service Academies:

United States Air Force Academy

Cameron Beckett               Canyon High School
Alexander Chung              Arcadia High School
Matthew Ward                  Quartz Hill High School
Brett Santana                    Saugus High School

United States Military Academy

Christopher Ancheta               Antelope Valley High School
Katrina Kamel                          Lancaster High School
Joseph Perez                          Valencia High School
Jason Robbins                        Lighthouse Christian Academy
Ryan Van Wie                          Valencia High School

United States Naval Academy

Robert Doyle                   Saugus High School
Tyler Hawkins                 Canyon High School
Ryan Marko                     Saugus High School
Blake Moore                    Hart High School
Stuart Murphy                 Barstow High School

Each year, members of Congress submit nominations of students from their
districts for admissions to one of the four service academies – the Air
Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., the U.S. Military Academy at
West Point, N.Y., the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and the
Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.

Students entering the service academies receive formal military training, a bachelor's
degree and an officer's commission in one of the four branches of the
military. The students receiving appointments will enter the academies this fall.

McKeon Announces Service Academy Appointments

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