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Maloney Announces 2019 Service Academy Appointments

Jun 18, 2019
Press Release

Maloney Announces 2019 Service Academy Appointments

NEWBURGH  - Friday evening, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced that 15 Hudson Valley students, whom he nominated, have accepted offers of appointment at one of the United States' Service Academies.

“I couldn’t be more proud to nominate these outstanding young men and women from the Hudson Valley to our Service Academies. These students have demonstrated strong leadership, character, and smarts, and will make our country proud,” said Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney.

The United States Military Academy at West Point is located in New York’s 18th Congressional District.

Service Academy students accepted include:

  • MacKenzie Arns from Middletown, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Bethany Carter from Highland Falls, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Erica Harper from West Point, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Terence Kelly from South Salem, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Grant Nawoichyk from Tuxedo Park, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Tommy O’Rourke from Carmel, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Elisabeta Aversa from New Windsor, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Maria Evans from New Windsor, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Katherine McGrath from North Salem, NY – attending the United States Military Academy
  • Meredith Hickman from New Windsor, NY – attending the United States Air Force Academy
  • Benjamin Leicht from North Salem, NY - attending the United States Air Force Academy
  • Jack Ninos from Fishkill, NY – attending the United States Air Force Academy
  • Amanda Morales from Hopewell Junction, NY – attending the United States Naval Academy
  • Benjamin Werve from Hopewell Junction, NY – attending the United States Naval Academy
  • Aidan Finn from Warwick, NY – attending the United States Merchant Marine Academy

Every year, Rep. Maloney has the honor of nominating outstanding high school students to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. Students who wish to receive a nomination must go through a competitive application process and then be selected by an esteemed panel of local veterans and community leaders. The Academies make the final decision on who receives an appointment of admission.

More information for prospective U.S. Service Academy students can be found here: seanmaloney.house.gov/services/military-academy-nominations.