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Simpson Announces Idaho Academy Appointments

Applications for 2014/15 US Service Academy Nominations are now available

Washington, May 24, 2013
Applications for 2014/15 US Service Academy Nominations are now available

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson is pleased to announce the following men and women have been officially appointed to the United States service academies. Simpson nominated the students in December 2012 in order to be accepted to the academic year of 2013/14.

“It is an honor to nominate Idaho students to the service academies,” said Simpson. “I am always impressed by the quality and character of our youth in Idaho. Each person is a fine example of what our state has to offer. They are bright and articulate and I’m proud of these exceptional students who were selected to serve.”

Nominations were selected on the quality of their application, scholastic achievement, references and extra-curricular activities.

The following students from Idaho were appointed to either the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.; the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York; or the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.


·         Julen Totorica – US Military Academy

·         McCall Kerkman – US Naval Academy

·         Grant Hruby – US Air Force Academy

·         Nathanael Szuch – US Air Force Academy

·         Adrianna Lutu – US Air Force Academy

·         McCall Kerkman – US Air Force Academy


·         Nathan Marshall – US Naval Academy


·         Samantha McCain – US Air Force Academy


·         Mickenzie Boggs – US Military Academy


·         David Borden – US Naval Academy


·         Emily Taylor – US Air Force

Congressman Simpson is currently accepting applications for students who seek nomination for the 2014/15 academic year. Information about eligibility and answers to other common questions can be found under the student section on Simpson’s website: The application is also online.