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Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Announces 2021 Service Academy Nominations

  • Service Academy Nominations

Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) announced her nominations for candidates from Texas’ Seventh Congressional District to three of the country’s leading service institutions: the United States Military Academy, Air Force Academy, and Naval Academy.  Congresswoman Fletcher also held a virtual reception for the nominees to celebrate their achievement earlier this year.

“It is a privilege to nominate these bright, dedicated students for admission to our country’s service academies.  They have demonstrated through academic distinction, community engagement, and leadership that they will serve our country well,” said Congresswoman Fletcher.  “Their dedication to service represents what is best about our country.” 

The United States service academies offer a first-class education as well as the opportunity for graduates to serve as commissioned officers in the United States Armed Services upon graduation.  Final acceptance is determined solely by the service academies.

Congresswoman Fletcher’s nominees are listed below by academy and current school:

U.S. Military Academy:

  • Matthew Aguilar Schnitzer (DeBakey High School)
  • Andrew Sutton (St. Thomas High School)
  • Kingsley Wallace (Memorial High School)
  • Cameron Garland (St. John's School)
  • Jamey Duong (Bellaire High School)
  • Kevin Durney (Langham Creek High School)
  • Luke Melton (Strake Jesuit College Preparatory) 
  • Mason Cass (Langham Creek High School)
  • Nathan Graves (Trinity Classical School)
  • Roman Ochoa (St. Thomas High School)

U.S. Air Force Academy:

  • Aiden Potoczniak (Strake Jesuit College Preparatory)
  • Sean Benton Jr. (Cypress Ridge High School)
  • Jacob Rickel (Colorado School of Mines)
  • Nicole Park (James E. Taylor High School)

U.S. Naval Academy:

  • Alexander Lloyd (Strake Jesuit College Preparatory)
  • Caroline Pressler (St. John's School)
  • Charles Beckworth III (Cypress Springs High School)
  • Chloe Tondera (University of Houston)
  • Hayden White (New Mexico Military Institute) 
  • Jackson Suddath (Cy-Fair High School)
  • Michael Daichman (St. John's School)
  • Mimi McHugh (St. Agnes Academy)
  • William Graydon (Stratford High School)