January 28, 2010
CARSON SUBMITS ACADEMY NOMINATIONS FOR 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman André Carson today announced his military academy nominations for the 7th Congressional District. The 12 young men and women selected by Carson will now be considered for acceptance in the Class of 2015 for one of the United States Service Academies.
"Gaining acceptance to one of our military academies is a once in a lifetime opportunity, and I am proud to provide these young men and women with the chance to serve our country while receiving one of the finest educations in the country," said Congressman Carson. "Nominating students from the district I represent is a great honor, and this year's recipients embody the best Indianapolis has to offer. They are determined, intelligent and bright individuals who will be outstanding leaders in our nation and community."
Students receiving nominations from Congressman Carson are listed below and organized by academy. The high schools they graduated from or currently attend are listed as well.
United States Air Force Academy
United States Military Academy (West Point)
United States Naval Academy
Receiving a congressional nomination is required for admission but does not guarantee admission to an academy. Academy admissions offices evaluates each candidate's high school record, class rank, standardized test scores, extracurricular activities, fitness exam and moral character before making their selections.
Members of Congress submit nominations every year, and additional information can be located on Congressman Carson's website at www.carson.house.gov or by contacting his Indianapolis office at 317-283-6516.
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