06.09.16

Peters Announces Military Service Academy Appointments

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), a former Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, today announced that nineteen Michigan students nominated by his office have received appointments to military Service Academies. Of the group, nine will attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; six will attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; three will attend U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, and one will attend the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. The students will begin their service this summer.

“I applaud these young men and women for their willingness to serve our nation in uniform, and it was my pleasure to nominate them for appointment to America’s service academies,” said Senator Peters. “These students have demonstrated the skills and academic excellence to become the next generation of leaders in our military and our country, and I wish them all the best in their endeavors.”

Candidates interested in earning a nomination from Senator Peters when applying for Service Academies can learn more by clicking here.

The nominees, along with their hometowns and high school or university, are listed below:

United States Air Force Academy

 

Nicholas Boesiger, Grosse Pointe Shores, University Detroit Jesuit High School

Aaron Brooks, Birmingham, Seaholm High School

Daniel Christensen, Augusta, Gull Lake High School

 

Steven Gardner, Clio, Elizabeth Ann Johnson Memorial High School

 

Robert Lubisco, Northville, Northville High School

 

David Mazza, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Tech Middle College

 

Nathanial Misra, Rochester, Stoney Creek High School

 

Kellen Rau, Grandville, Grandville High School

 

Maria Viviano, Clinton Township, Lutheran High School North

 

United States Naval Academy

 

Samantha Fox, Saline, Saline High School

 

Andrew MacGregor, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids High School

 

Margaret Madigan, Birmingham, Seaholm High School

 

Christopher Saker, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Hills High School

 

Riley Schliem, Grand Rapids, Catholic Central High School

 

Peter Sinkovitz, Richland, University of Notre Dame

 

United States Military Academy

 

Nicolas Bennett Carpenter, Bloomfield Hills, Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School

 

Noah Hanau, St Joseph, Lakeshore High School

 

Lindsey Reichard, Wheeler, Breckenridge High School

 

United States Merchant Marine Academy

 

Lucas Fuhrman, Greenville, Greenville High School