May 24, 2011

SENATOR CARDIN ANNOUNCES SERVICE ACADEMY APPOINTMENTS

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), today announced that 15 Marylanders have accepted appointments to the U.S. Service Academies for the 2011-2012 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 who have accepted offers of appointment for this year:

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

 

  • Justin Fratantuono, 17, Linthicum, Calvert Hall College High School, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Joseph Kopp, 18, Crofton, Arundel High School, U.S. Military Academy
  • Lauren Riffle, 17, Arnold, Broadneck High School, U.S. Naval Academy

 

 

 

 

BALTIMORE COUNTY

 

  • Joseph Carbone, 17, Lutherville, St. Paul’s School, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Jeffrey Sauers, Jr., 17, Glen Arm, Calvert Hall College High School, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Kevin Saval, 18, Pikesville, Pikesville High School, U.S. Air Force Academy

 

CARROLL COUNTY

  • Stephen Snyder, 18, Woodbine, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, U.S. Military Academy

FREDERICK COUNTY

  • Richard Nehring, 17, Frederick, Home School, U.S. Military Academy
  • Luke Welch, 18, Middletown, Middletown High School, U.S. Air Force Academy

 

HOWARD COUNTY

 

  • Matthew Barranco, 18, Ellicott City, McDonogh School, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • Stephen Nagle, 17, Ellicott City, St. Vincent Pallotti High School, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • Langston Williams, 17, Columbia, Hammond High School, U.S. Naval Academy

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

 

  • John Hogan, 17, Chevy Chase, Gonzaga College High School, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Mary-Riley Huelbig, 17, Poolesville, Academy of the Holy Cross, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • Mariah Schoch, 18, Potomac, Winston Churchill High School, U.S. Air Force Academy

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