Brown Announces Nomination of 14 Northeast Ohioans to U.S. Military Service Academies

Nominees Include Students from Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, and Wayne Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced his nomination of 14 students from Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, and Wayne Counties to attend U.S. Military Service Academies.

“Ohio schools are training young women and men who will be the next generation of military leaders. I am honored to nominate these outstanding students for our prestigious U.S. Military Service Academies,” said Brown. “These Ohioans embody the integrity and courage needed to represent and uphold the values of our nation. I am grateful for their dedication to serving our country.”

Each year, Brown nominates up to 10 students for each service academy requiring congressional recommendations: the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the U.S. Naval Academy. A nomination does not guarantee acceptance into a service academy. The Academy’s Admissions Board ultimately decides who receives an appointment.

The nominations are based on the recommendation of a Service Academy Selection Advisory Committee, assembled by Brown. This committee – comprised of former academy graduates, active service members, veterans, parents of academy attendees, and community leaders from throughout the state – conducted rigorous interviews before selecting the final candidates.

A list of northeast Ohio nominees is below:

County

City

Name

School

Academy

Columbiana

Leetonia

Seth Whittemore

Leetonia High School

U.S. Military Academy

Cuyahoga

Bay Village

Evan O'Donnell

Bay High School

Naval Academy

Cuyahoga

Lyndhurst

Paris Taylor

Laurel School

U.S. Military Academy

Cuyahoga

Shaker Hts.

Christopher Mogul

Army and Navy Academy

Naval Academy

Geauga

Chesterland

Joseph Fornaro

West Geauga High School

Merchant Marine Academy

Lake

Madison

Jack Reger

Madison High School

Merchant Marine Academy

Lake

Willoughby

Andrew Niebuhr

Conerstone Christian Academy

Naval Academy

Lorain

Vermillion

Adler Vasiloff

Lutheran High School West

Naval Academy

Mahoning

Poland

Chelsea Mann

Poland Seminary High School

U.S. Military Academy

Stark

Canton

Sam McGill

Canton South High School

Merchant Marine Academy

Summit

Akron

Maddison Conley

Garfield High School

Naval Academy

Summit

Hudson

Nolan Loughry

Hudson High School

Naval Academy

Trumbull

Niles

Michael Gentile

Howland High School

Air Force Academy

Wayne

Burbank

Austin Haven

E.J. King American High School

Naval Academy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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