Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

Congressman Bob Gibbs Announces Military Academy Nominees

January 15, 2014
Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH) announced the nomination of eleven students to the United States Services Academies.

In order to qualify for consideration for acceptance into the U.S. Service Academy, students must be nominated by their Member of Congress. Representative Gibbs released the following statement, along with the names of those students who were nominated to our nation’s service academies:

“It is an honor to nominate the following students for entry into the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Naval Academy,” said Gibbs. “I wish them all the best as they continue to the application process. Thank you for your desire and dedication to serve our country.”

The class of 2018 nominees are as follows:

Garrett Beck, Medina, Ohio-- Military Academy at West Point

Raychel Blocher, Paris, Ohio – Air Force Academy

Ethan Boose, New Philadelphia, Ohio – Military Academy of West Point

Evan Collier North Ridgeville, Ohio – Naval Academy, Military Academy of West Point

Russell Ellis, Avon, OhioAir Force Academy, Naval Academy

Jacob Grandstaff, Centerburg, Ohio – Air Force Academy, Naval Academy

Christian Petek, Litchfield, Ohio – Naval Academy, Merchant Marine Academy

Josiah Riley, Minerva, Ohio – Air Force Academy, Naval Academy

Anthony Schlitt, Ashland, Ohio – Naval Academy, Military Academy of West Point

Logan Smith, Fredericktown, Ohio -- Naval Academy

Zachary Starcher, Hartville, Ohio – Naval Academy, Merchant Marines

 

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