Rep. Kind: Announces students who have accepted offers to attend U.S. Service Academies

Contact: Aaron White

Phone: 202-225-5506

Aaron.White@mail.house.gov

Includes students from La Crosse, Onalaska, Nekoosa, Eau Claire, Menomonie, and Richland Center

La Crosse – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced that nine Wisconsin students, whom he nominated, have accepted offers of appointment at one of the United States’ Service Academies.

“Year after year, I am impressed and inspired by the talented students seeking nominations to our distinguished service academies,” said Rep. Ron Kind. “Not only will these outstanding students receive a superb education, but they will be serving our country and communities with pride. I look forward to following their success as they bring their talent and commitment to serving to our nation’s service academies.”

Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District Service Academy attendees include:

  • Brooks McCarvel, of Richland Center, plans to attend the United States Air Force Academy
  • Ryan Cramer, of Eau Claire, plans to attend the United States Air Force Academy
  • Gregory Mathias, of Nekoosa, plans to attend the United States Naval Academy
  • Chad Richter, of La Crosse, plans to attend the United States Naval Academy
  • Tristan Wallace, of Menomonie, plans to attend the United States Naval Academy
  • Victoria Kearns, of Onalaska, plans to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point
  • Leah Erickson, of Eau Claire, plans to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point
  • Nicholas Schultz, of Eau Claire, plans to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point
  • Brooke Jorstad, of La Crosse, plans to attend the United States Merchant Marine Academy

Every year, Rep. Ron Kind has the honor of nominating outstanding high school students to four of the five service academies. Students who wish to receive a nomination must go through a competitive application process and then be selected by a panel of local veterans and community leaders.

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