News Release, Office of Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen(D-Md.)

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen announced the appointments of high school students from Southern Maryland to the U.S. Service Academies Class of 2023.

“The choice to serve our country carries with it great responsibility, sacrifice, and honor. Each of these students has demonstrated an outstanding work ethic and integrity and will make a valuable contribution to our service academies,” said Senator Van Hollen. “I applaud their decision to choose this path, and I was proud to support their efforts. I look forward to seeing the great things these young men and women will do in the years ahead.”

*Received a nomination from Senator Van Hollen in support of their application.

Niyah Martinez*WaldorfUnited States Air Force Academy
Nicholas BurchHollywoodUnited States Naval Academy
Eloisa ChubbLeonardtownUnited States Naval Academy
Ryan ConwayHollywoodUnited States Naval Academy
Jasmine ForbesWaldorfUnited States Naval Academy
Margaret FoulkesChesapeake BeachUnited States Naval Academy
Chelen GarnesWaldorfUnited States Naval Academy
Andrea Marrero-Massa*WaldorfUnited States Naval Academy
Andrew McCorisonPrince FrederickUnited States Naval Academy
Renee Nosko*LeonardtownUnited States Naval Academy
Charles BurkesCaliforniaUnited States Military Academy
Christopher Holmes, Jr.La PlataUnited States Military Academy
Mason NunnWaldorfUnited States Military Academy
Corrigan Railey*HuntingtownUnited States Military Academy

Service academy nominations are part of the process for acceptance to one of the four military service academies. All nominated candidates must be accepted for appointment by the academies.

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