Nominations made to U.S. Military Service Academies for the 2019-2020 Academic Year
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Senator Mike Crapo today announced the nomination of 38 Idaho students to the nation’s military academies. The students’ applications are now receiving consideration by four of the U.S. academies, where final decisions will be made.
“I have the esteemed honor to nominate distinguished students to the U.S. military service academies each year,” said Crapo. “These students demonstrate their strong commitment to service and country by pursuing higher education in one of these academies. I congratulate these Idahoans on their nomination and have every confidence in their leadership and academic skills as they continue to represent our state well into the future.”
Each year, U.S. Senators and Representatives make nominations to four of the service academies. The academies then select from the students nominated. Crapo made nominations to the US. Military Academy (West Point), the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy. To qualify for a nomination, each student submitted an application and references and met certain scholastic requirements under a deadline. A nomination does not guarantee acceptance. Those wishing to apply for future nominations should contact Karen Roetter in Crapo's North Idaho Office in Coeur d'Alene at (208) 664-5490.
U.S. Senator Mike Crapo's 2019 Academy Nominations are below:
U.S. Military Academy (West Point, NY)
10. Benjamin Wyatt, Boise
U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)
10. Colt Uhlenkott, Midvale
U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, CO)
10. Moira Taber, Shoshone
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, NY)