Rep. Walberg Nominates Dexter/Chelsea Students to U.S. Military Service Academies

The students will be considered for the 2017 class at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy, and U.S. Naval Academy.

U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-District 7, nominated 20 students from Michigan for appointment to U.S. service academies. The nominees will now be considered for the 2017 class at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy.

“It’s a privilege to nominate such bright and driven students to our country’s top military academies. There they will be challenged mentally and physically, but I am confident in their ability to continue making us proud and one day join our nation’s finest servicemen and women. I wish them the best in all their endeavors,” Walberg said.

Among the nominees were Dexter High School senior Nathaniel Mellifont for West Point, and DHS senior Paul Ruble for the U.S. Naval Academy.

Chelsea High School senior Tommy Golding was nominated for the Air Force Academy.

Other nominees include:

West Point

Samuel Keller – Skyline High School

Jovanka Koprivica – Jackson High School

Bradley Guiles – (Jackson)

Naval Academy

Emily Unsicker – Deerfield High School

Austin Deal – Saline High School

Stefan Koberl – Saline High School

Nicholas Wei – Skyline High School

Charles Blood – Hillsdale Academy

Austin Littley – Coldwater High School 

Air Force Academy

Robert Chaney - Lumen Christi Catholic High School

Wesley Grubbs – North Adams-Jerome High School 

Naval Academy & Merchant Marine Academy

Tyler Gilson – Deerfield High School

Brock Rucinski – Lansing Catholic High School

West Point & Naval Academy

Grayson Strouse – Blissfield High School

Air Force Academy & Merchant Marine Academy

Hunter Johnson – Hanover-Horton High School, Ferris State University

West Point & Merchant Marine Academy

Zachery Page – Olivet High School, Albion College

Naval Academy & Air Force Academy

Chandler King – Ann Arbor


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