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U.S. Representative Justin Amash

Representing the 3rd District of Michigan

Amash announces U.S. service academies nominations

February 10, 2014
Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        
February 10, 2014                                                                              
Will Adams

Amash announces U.S. service academies nominations

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) announced he has nominated 19 students from West Michigan for appointment to the U.S. service academies. The nominees will be considered for the class of 2018 at the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), and the U.S. Naval Academy. Nominees are not guaranteed appointment to an academy, but applicants must receive a congressional nomination to be considered.

An Academy Advisory Board assists Amash with the selection of his nominees. Criteria considered by the advisory board when recommending a student for nomination include academic excellence, leadership experience, and a strong commitment to a variety of extracurricular activities.

Amash nominated the following students:


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