WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced his nomination of 40 Ohio students to U.S. Military Service Academies. Appointments to the Air Force Academy, the Naval Academy, the Military Academy at West Point, and the Merchant Marine Academy all require congressional recommendations.

"These Ohioans represent some of our state's outstanding young men and women," Brown said. "I am honored to nominate these talented students, and I applaud their commitment to serve our country."

Brown nominates up to 10 students each year to each academy. The nominations are based on the recommendation of a Service Academy Selection Advisory Committee assembled by Brown. A nomination, however, does not guarantee acceptance into a service academy. The final decision and appointment rests with each academy's admissions board.

A list of Ohio nominees by county and high school is included below.

County

School

Nominee

Hometown

Academy

Belmont

Barnesville High School

Arick Swallie

Barnesville

Merchant Marine  Academy

Clark

Springfield High School

Landon Prendergast

Springfield

Air Force Academy

Clermont

Archbishop Moeller High School

Michael Moriarty

Batavia

Air Force Academy

Columbiana

United Local High School

Maria Sabatino

Hanoverton

Naval Academy

 Cuyahoga

Benedictine High School

Luke Kramer

Cleveland

West Point

Hawken School

Halle Baltes

Shaker Hts.

Naval Academy

North Royalton High School

Brian Horvath

North Royalton

Merchant Marine Academy

St. Edward High School

Cory Sabet

Cleveland

Air Force Academy

Normandy High School

James Sambor

Seven Hills

Air Force Academy

John Hay High School

Domingo Hilario

Cleveland

West Point

Delaware

Olentangy Orange High School

Elias Murphy

Lewis Center

Merchant Marine Academy

Fairfield

Liberty Union High School

Matthew Kohler

Pickerington

West Point

 Franklin

Dublin Coffman High School

Matthew Hockman

Dublin

West Point

Upper Arlington High School

Eston Wirsing

Columbus

Merchant Marine Academy

Home School

Austin Hoyles

Dublin

Naval Academy

Bexley High School

Rachel Hughes

Columbus

Naval Academy

 Greene

Bellbrook High School

Molly Sparks

Spring Valley

Air Force Academy

Carroll High School

Jennifer Smith

Beavercreek

Air Force Academy

Hamilton

St. Xavier High School

David Franke

Cincinnati

Naval Academy

Mariemont High School

Michael Keller

Cincinnati

Merchant Marine Academy

Sycamore High School

John Krzyminski

Cincinnati

Air Force Academy

Seven Hills High School

Adam Jatho

Cincinnati

Naval Academy

 Henry

Napoleon High School

Richard Snyder

McClure

West Point

Huron

South Central High School

Kyle Hall

Greenwich

Merchant Marine Academy

Willard High School

Anderson Showman

Willard

West Point

Jackson

Jackson High School

Johnathan David Lehew

Jackson

Merchant Marine Academy

Jackson High School

Austin Wyant

Jackson

West Point

Lake

Saint Ignatius High School

Vincent Sodd

Mentor

Naval Academy

Licking

Granville High School

Jillian Archer

Granville

Air Force Academy

Medina

Highland High School

Anthony Morgano

Medina

Naval Academy

Miami

Lehman Catholic High School

Adam Peltier

Piqua

West Point

Montgomery

Walter E Stebbins High School

Ashley Flanagan

Dayton

Air Force Academy

Pickaway

Logan Elm High School

Cody Petitt

Circleville

Merchant Marine Academy

Portage

Twinsburg High School

Logan Trombley

Aurora

West Point

Summit

Hudson High School

Kyle Smith

Hudson

Merchant Marine Academy

Trumbull

McDonald High School

Conor Banyon

McDonald

Naval Academy

Warren

Kings High School

Adam Morgenroth

Maineville

Naval Academy

Springboro High School

Benjamin Runchey

Springboro

Merchant Marine Academy

Kings High School

William Vieth

Loveland

West Point

Wayne 

Wooster High School

Richard Guttman, III

Wooster

Air Force Academy

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