Goodlatte Announces Academy Nominations

Congressman Bob Goodlatte has nominated the following students to a military academy for the class entering the fall of 2012.

Stanton Coman, son of Joel and Rhonda Coman, is a graduate of Lord Botetourt High School and a resident of Troutville.  He has been nominated to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Sean Deer, son of Richard and Karen Deer, is currently a senior at Roanoke Catholic School and a resident of Roanoke.  He has been nominated to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Patrick Dowling, son of Robert and Diane Dowling, is currently a senior at Hidden Valley High School and a resident of Roanoke.  He has been nominated to the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs.

Luke Munson, son of Keith and Susan Munson, is currently a senior at Cave Spring High School and is a resident of Roanoke.  He has been nominated to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Jacob Shelor, son of Micky and Marilyn Shelor, is currently a senior at Salem High School and a resident of Salem.  He has been nominated to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Nicole Smith, daughter of Stephen and Nellie Smith, is currently a senior at Cave Spring High School and a resident of Roanoke.  She has been nominated to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Kate Young, daughter of Bruce and Carolyn Young, is currently a senior at Hidden Valley High School and a resident of Roanoke.  She has been nominated to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

“I am incredibly honored to nominate these fine young students to compete for appointment to the United States Service Academies,” said Goodlatte.  “Upon appointment, they will be attending outstanding schools and joining the world’s finest fighting force.  I am confident they will serve our country with distinction.  Folks in the Roanoke Valley can be proud of these hard working young individuals.”