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Shaheen Nominates Granite State Students for United States Service Academies

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced her nominations of 43 New Hampshire students for acceptance to the United States Service Academies. The nominees will next be considered by the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy for appointment to the Class of 2027.

“I’m proud to nominate these exceptional New Hampshire students to our nation’s prestigious Service Academies,” said Shaheen. “These young men and women have an outstanding academic record and I have no doubt that they will make the Granite State proud. I applaud them for their drive to serve our nation.”

The full list of students nominated by Senator Shaheen is below. More information on the nomination process for interested applicants can be found here.

U.S. Military Academy (USMA)

Rhea Ganchi, Laconia

Jonathan Heimberg, Merrimack

Joseph Hradecky, Peterborough

Jenavee Johnson, Barrington

Limenwa Kennedy, Bedford

Dylan Killie, Windham

James Klink, Franklin

Austyn Kump, Brookline

Michaela Staniec, Exeter

U.S. Naval Academy (USNA)

Marcus Anderson, Madbury 

Declan Casey, Hooksett

George Crawford-Eng, Bedford

Seth Culberson, Pembroke

Matthew Forsyth, Exeter

Patrick Gandini, Gilford

Liam Gleason, Concord

Sadie Higgins, Hanover

Ronald Howes, Windham 

Karsten Lemire, Nashua

Archer McClain, Brookfield

Matthew Pemberton, Bedford

Diana Pivirotto, East Kingston

Makenzie Poplawski, Hampton

Thomas Raymond, Moultonborough

Ryan Stailey, Rochester

Kyle Stearns, Center Conway

Lily Strohecker, Exeter

John Sommer, Brookline

Addison Whitehead, Hollis

U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA)

Eva Bonde, Merrimack

Evan Cibotti, Bedford

Savannah Collinsworth, Barrington

Katherine Daley, Nashua

Elena Fedrizzi, Keene

Jacob Gurtner, Concord

Aidan Hau, Windham

Amani Martin, Manchester

Ryan Pate, Kingston

Kenneth Reel, Nashua

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA)

Carlos Dow, Chichester

Noah Keefe, Conway

Gianna Sassi, Farmington

Meghan Shippos, Bow