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Pocan Announces Service Academy Nominations for 16 South Central Wisconsin Students

Dec 13, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) is proud to announce the following exceptional students from Wisconsin’s Second Congressional District who received his nomination to one of the nation’s service academies.

“I am proud to nominate such outstanding Wisconsin students to our nation’s service academies,” Pocan said. “These institutions provide a one-of-a-kind experience for young men and women committed to serving our country, and all of my nominees have demonstrated they have the determination and talent to meet this challenge. I wish them all good luck through the rest of the appointment process.”

The Second Congressional District’s Academy Nomination Board, appointed by Rep. Pocan, included active and retired service members and community leaders from across south central Wisconsin. The Nomination Board then recommended the below 16 students from the district, all of which were nominated by Rep. Pocan.

The 2014 Service Academy Classes Nominees are as follows:

United States Air Force Academy

Christian Brandon- Verona Area High School

Jace Carlson- Stoughton High School

Cory Kramschuster- Sun Prairie High School

Morgan Musielewicz- Waunakee High School

Xavier Santana- Madison East High School

Jack Temple- Madison Lafollette High School

United States Naval Academy

Ryan Hanna- Marshall High School/ Virginia Polytechnic and State University

Ellen Hoffman- Madison Edgewood High School

Erik-Lars Lofgren- Quantico High School

Jack Lunaas- Milton High School/ Northwestern Preparatory School

Nicholas Mathwig- Waunakee High School

Miriam Valley- Sun Prairie High School

United States Military Academy at West Point

Peter Flock- Wisconsin Dells High School

Jacob Marchillo- Clinton High School

Nicholas Miller- Oregon High School

David Pontius- Sun Prairie High School/ Marion Military Institute

This nomination does not guarantee automatic admission--the academies make the final decision on who receives an appointment of admission.