Students nominated for US service academies

Published 9:18 am Thursday, February 8, 2018

US Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) announced the nominations of 18 North Carolina students to the United States service academies – U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and U.S. Naval Academy – for the Class of 2022.

Two are from Davie County.

“I am proud of all the dedicated young leaders in North Carolina who are committed to serving their country,” Budd said. “It is my honor to recommend this extraordinary group of students from the Thirteenth District to represent our district at our nation’s service academies. These young men and women exemplify the character that represents North Carolina and I am pleased to nominate them.”

The Thirteenth District’s Service Academy Nomination Board, appointed by Budd, conducted interviews with each of the applicants and made recommendations based on the applicant’s qualifications.

Jared Dequenne and Crayton were each nomainted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.