WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Ted Strickland of Lisbon, D-6th, announced the 18 high school students in the 6th Congressional District who have been nominated to attend military service academies.
The students are:
AIR FORCE AND NAVAL ACADEMIES
Zachary Harr, Franklin Furnac, Ohio; Katrina Brye, Winona; Gregory Seymour, The Plains, Ohio; Arman Olgun, Boardman.
Samantha Blake, Salem; Kyle Denny, Crown City, Ohio; Connie Scarabino, Lisbon; Joshua Flage, Wellsville; Daniel Kinsey, Wellsville.
AIR FORCE, MILITARY AND NAVAL ACADEMIES
Carl Wolfe, Pomeroy, Ohio; Tim Danilov, Canfield.
MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT
Emmy Prosko, Hanoverton; Joshua Moffie, Youngstown.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY
Travis Christian, Albany, Ohio; Zachary Pendleton, Bloomingdale, Ohio; Andrew Small, Boardman.
MILITARY AND MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMIES
H. Alexander Bole and Nicholas Nusbaumer, both Marietta, Ohio.
Strickland said three students have already received conditional offers of appointments. They are Brye, who received conditional offers from both the Air Force and Naval academies; Pendleton, Air Force Academy; and Prosko, Military Academy at West Point.
Strickland said he selects nominees after the students meet with an advisory panel that Strickland establishes each year. Students apply during their junior year in high school, and receive word regarding whether they were accepted or not during their senior year.