Goodlatte Nominates Roanoke Students for Military Academies

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Congressman Bob Goodlatte has announced that he has nominated the following students to a military academy for the class entering the fall of 2011. In doing so Goodlatte remarked: “I am incredibly honored to nominate these fine young students to compete for appointment to the United States Service Academies.  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.”

Carter Blackwell, son of Todd and Anne Blackwell, is currently a senior at Patrick Henry High School and a resident of Roanoke.  He has been nominated to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

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

Bradley Elder, son of Alan and Diane Elder, is currently a senior at Hidden Valley High School and a resident of Roanoke.  He has been nominated to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Daniel Gallagher, son of Thomas and Julie Gallagher, is currently a senior at Willaim Byrd High School and a resident of Vinton.  He has been nominated to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Dominique Litchford, daughter of James and Leonetta Litchford, graduated in 2010 and is resident of Blue Ridge.  She has been nominated to the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs.

Nicholas E. Longaker, son of Francis and Judith Longaker, is a graduate of Northside High School and a resident of Roanoke.  He has been nominated to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Zachary Zoller, son of Jeffrey and Susan Zoller, is a graduate of Roanoke Catholic High School and a resident of Salem.  He has been nominated to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.