WESTFIELD, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today proudly announced the Seventh Congressional District students who were nominated and accepted into the Unites States Services Academies.   Lance and a board of local veterans reviewed applications for nomination to the five Service Academies of the United States: The Air Force Academy (USAFA), Naval Academy (USNA), Military Academy (USMA), Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) and Coast Guard Academy (USCGA).  Students were informed in recent weeks on their acceptance by the respective academies.   

“I proudly commend these brave men and women who have stepped forward in service to our Nation.  Placing nominations for the United States Service Academies is among the most gratifying responsibilities for a Member of Congress.  I have great confidence in these talented and qualified young people,” said Lance.    

Pictured with Lance are Hayden Coyne (USMMA) of Lebanon, Russell Horn (USMMA) of Skillman, Daniel Stern (USMMA) of Short Hills, Karsten Tribus (USMMA) of Stewartsville, Robert Vanacore (USNA) of Ringoes, Jenna Kugel (USNA) of Skillman, Hunter Vogel (USMA) of Annandale, Bennett Mirabito (USMA) of Ringoes, Maxwell McVicar (USMA) of Mount Olive, Alex Wang (USAFA) of Basking Ridge, Chipu Chu (USAFA) of Montgomery and Amy Renne (USAFA) of Mount Olive.  Jillian Bellows (USNA) of Flanders is not pictured.

Students interested in the process for securing a nomination to a Service Academy should contact John Malone in Lance’s Westfield District Office at (908) 518-7733.