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Walberg Announces 2019 Service Academy Appointments

June 3, 2019
Press Release

Jackson, MI--Congressman Tim Walberg (MI-07) is pleased to announce the appointments of eight students from Michigan’s 7th District to attend a U.S. military service academy this upcoming fall.

“Both in and out of the classroom, these young people are leaders among their peers,” said Walberg. “Receiving an appointment to a military academy is an incredible honor, and these students have all proven themselves through their work ethic, strong character, and academic achievements. As Americans, we are indebted to these young men and women for choosing a path of service, and I have every confidence they will continue to make our communities proud.”

The following list reflects the academy, hometown, and high school of the appointed students nominated by Congressman Walberg. Available pictures can be found by clicking on the student’s name.

West Point
Samuel Konen – Grand Ledge, Grand Ledge High School
Christopher Letarte – Eaton Rapids, Eaton Rapids High School

Air Force Academy
Christopher Haut – Monroe, St. Mary Catholic Central
Nicholas Thomas – Pleasant Lake, Lumen Christi Catholic School
Kathryn Van Havel – Hudson, Hillsdale Academy

Naval Academy
Chase Brahaney – Ottawa Lake, Vicenza American High School
Spencer Eves – Hillsdale, Hillsdale High School
Nolan Wright – Saline, Saline High School