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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Rep. Pocan Announces 2016 United States Service Academy Nominations

Dec 12, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) is pleased to announce the nomination of exemplary students from Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District to the Class of 2021 at the United States Service Academies.

“I am proud and honored to nominate these outstanding young men and women as candidates to our nation’s service academies.” said Rep. Pocan.  “All of these students have exhibited commendable academic achievement and perseverance to earn these nominations. They will surely become successful leaders, representing Wisconsin and our nation with virtue.”

Rep. Pocan assembled a board of volunteers comprised of community leaders, as well as active and retired service members from south central Wisconsin, to assist with the evaluation of the applicants from the 2nd Congressional District. After the completion of the application process, the nomination board recommended the following students, who were then nominated by Rep. Pocan to the service academy classes of 2021. Final admission is determined by the respective academy.

Air Force Academy

Benjamin Hauser-Sun Prairie High School

Benjamin Keegstra-Monona Grove High School

Taylor Lyons-Madison West High School

Jack Zocher-2016 Graduate of Middleton High School


Military Academy at West Point

Christian Arnett-New Glarus High School

Gregory Driscoll-Middleton High School

Michael Gerber-2016 Graduate of Stoughton High School

Margaret Go-Middleton High School

Kaleb Louis-Stoughton High School

Nathan Smith-Sun Prairie High School

Trevaun Turner-Middleton High School

Naval Academy

Collin Argue-Argyle High School*

William Donohoe IV-St. Ambrose Academy

Mitchell Jorgensen-Madison West High School

Asa Pauls-Waunakee Community High School


*Has been accepted to Service Academy