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Boise, Idaho – U.S. Senator Jim Risch today announced those students who have received military appointments to the United States service academies.  Risch had nominated the Idahoans for consideration by the academies.

“Each year I am truly impressed with the young men and women who apply to our service academies.  We have some remarkable students in Idaho who are leaders and excel academically. They have many choices when it comes to furthering their education and I am proud they have chosen to serve our country.  It was an honor for me to nominate them to our various academies,” said Risch.

U.S. Air Force Academy Appointments:                  
Samantha A. McCain – Ammon                                
Grant T. Hruby – Boise                                             
Kallie J. Leonard – Boise                                           
Emily K. Taylor – Salmon

U.S. Naval Academy Appointments:
Steven E. Price - Dalton Gardens
Nathan B. Marshall - Idaho Falls
Kaden J. Steingruber - Meridian
Copper D. Blas - Middleton
David J. Borden – Rupert

U.S. Military Academy Appointments (Army):        
Theresa M. Konecni - Boise                                       
Julen B. Totorica - Boise
Tasi D. Lloyd - Caldwell
Travis C. Griffard - Coeur d'Alene
Joel P. Heisey - Coeur d'Alene
Corey J. Nielson - Eagle
Molly Prins - Twin Falls  

U.S. Merchant Marines Appointments:
David W. Elletson - Eagle

Some of the students were also nominated by other members of the Idaho delegation.

For more information about an appointment to a U.S. Service Academy go to Under Services for Idahoans a U.S. Service Academies link will provide information and an application form for the 2014 – 2015 academic year.