July 10, 2008

CARDIN ANNOUNCES SERVICE ACADEMY APPOINTMENTS

11 Marylanders Accept Nominations

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), today announced that 11 Marylanders have accepted appointments to the U.S. Service Academies for the 2008-2009 academic year.  

 

The five U.S. service academies -- the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy - recruit top-notch young American men and women who will appreciate an excellent education and a chance to serve their country.

 

"Every year, it is my privilege to nominate some of the brightest, most dedicated students in Maryland to the U.S. Service Academies," said Senator Cardin.   "A service academy education is an honor that is afforded the best and brightest of our nation. Important obligations go with that appointment, obligations that are essential to keeping our nation strong."

 

Below are the names of Senator Cardin's nominees for this year:

 

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

 

·         Ryan Lynch, 18, Arnold, St. Mary's High School,

      U.S Merchant Marine Academy

 

BALTIMORE COUNTY

 

·         Brendan Aronson, 18, Pikesville, Gilman School,

      U.S. Naval Academy

 

BALTIMORE CITY

 

·         Stephen Warren, 18, Baltimore City, Calvert Hall College High School,

       U.S. Naval Academy

 

HOWARD COUNTY

 

·         William Queen, 17, Ellicott City, Mount Hebron High School,

       U.S. Naval Academy

·         Rajiv Stone, 18, Columbia, River Hill High School,

       U.S. Naval Academy

·         Julius Yu, 18, Columbia, River Hill High School,

      U.S. Military Academy

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

 

·         Tyler Carlson, 17, Silver Spring, DeMatha Catholic High School,

      U.S. Military Academy

·         David Horvat, 18, Rockville, Rockville High School,

      U.S. Military Academy

 

ST. MARY'S COUNTY

 

·         Daniel Brand, 18, Great Mills, Leonardtown High School,

       U.S. Air Force Academy

·         Jeffrey Smith, 18, Hollywood, Leonardtown High School,

      U.S. Merchant Marine Academy