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Congresswoman Jenkins Announces U.S. Service Academy Nominees

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NEWS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE OFFICE OF CONGRESSWOMAN LYNN JENKINS

Congresswoman Jenkins Announces U.S. Service Academy Nominees

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02) is proud to announce the names of the students from Kansas’ Second Congressional District who received her nomination for appointment to the U.S. Service Academies.

“The U.S. Service Academies offer students the academic and professional training essential to serve our nation, and the principles necessary to excel while serving our great country,” said Congresswoman Jenkins. “These nominees represent some of the best and brightest young Kansans, and I am proud to nominate them for this prestigious opportunity. I wish them all the best as they pursue their education.”

Congresswoman Jenkins was aided in the nomination process by her non-partisan Military Academy Nominations Board made up of five distinguished Kansans who have graduated from the U.S. Service Academies or who have years of military experience and leadership. Congresswoman Jenkins’ nomination does not guarantee admission to a service academy. The nominees will now compete for selection to the class of 2018.

The nominees are as follows:

United States Air Force Academy
Luke McGowan, Basehor
Colin Cushing, Independence
David Christie, Lansing
Emma Zeck, Lansing
Cayley Reeves, Lawrence
Ryan Brunner, Topeka
Elise Valdez, Topeka
Austin Koch, Topeka
Maxamillyan Badgett, Valley Falls

United States Naval Academy
Eamon Mulholland, Atchison
Luke McGowan, Basehor
Augusta Garies, Bonner Springs
Kevin Morrow, Columbus
Colin Cushing, Independence
David Christie, Lansing
Amara Drew, Leavenworth
Mariah Klenke, Pittsburg
Elise Valdez, Topeka
Ryan Brunner, Topeka

United States Military Academy
Luke McGowan, Basehor
Ian Bollinger, Bendena
Colin Cushing, Independence
David Christie, Lansing
Emma Zeck, Lansing
Amara Drew, Leavenworth
Ryan Brunner, Topeka

Merchant Marine Academy
Colin Cushing, Independence
David Christie, Lansing
Amara Drew, Leavenworth
Mariah Klenke, Pittsburg
Ryan Brunner, Topeka

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