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November 10, 2022 | Press Releases

Rep. Greg Steube Announces U.S. Service Academy Nominations

SARASOTA, Fla. – U.S. Representative Greg Steube (R-Fla.) today announced the nomination of seventeen students in Florida’s 17th Congressional District to the U.S. Service Academies: the U.S. Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, NY, the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, MD, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, CO, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) in Kings Point, NY. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) in New London, CT, is the fifth service academy and does not require a congressional nomination.

“One of my highest honors as a Member of Congress is nominating students from Florida’s 17th Congressional District to our U.S. Service Academies. Today, I’m nominating seventeen talented students who will represent our district well should they be selected to serve our country in this way,” said U.S. Representative Greg Steube.

Charlotte County
Brian O’Leary, Jesuit High School — USNA and USMA
Carl Rambo, Charlotte High School and South Florida State College — USMA, USAFA and USMMA

Sarasota County
Gabriel Dickerson, Lemon Bay High School — USNA, USAFA and USMMA
Blake Lagerholm, North Port High School — USAFA
Galen Crusan, Venice High School — USMA
Kai Cameron, Venice High School — USMA and USAFA
Darwin Hale, Pine View High School — USNA
Dominic Deniro, Venice High School — USNA and USMA
Joshua Castro, Sarasota Military Academy — USNA and USAFA
Locklann Fourquine, Venice High School — USNA, USMA, USAFA and USMMA

Hardee County
John Cornell, Hardee High School — USMA

Polk County
Ashlyn Schober, IB at Bartow High School and Virginia Polytechnical Institute — USAFA and USNA
Elliott Chamberland, Bartow High School — USMMA and USNA
Mycah Armes, IB at Bartow High School — USNA, USAFA and USMMA

Highlands County
Alex Musselman, Avon Park High School and South Florida State College — USNA and USMA
Isabelle Viollette, Avon Park High School — USAFA
Coral Covert, Avon Park High School — USNA and USAFA

You can learn more about the Service Academy nomination process here.