WASHINGTON -- Congressman James Comer (KY-01) has announced 11 service academy nominations from the 1st District of Kentucky including six local students.

"It's a privilege to nominate these young men and women to our great service academies. It's inspiring to see these 11 students planning to dedicate themselves in service to the United States. I know they would represent their families, communities and the 1st District of Kentucky with great pride and honor. I wish them the best in their education and service," said Congressman Comer.

Local nominees include:

Phillip English from Marion and Cologia La Senda, received a nomination to the United States Naval Academy. He is the son of Phillip and Pamela English;

Daniel Wingfield from McCracken County High School, received a nomination to the United States Military Academy and the United States Air Force Academy. He is the son of Richard and Lisa Wingfield;

Torii Doran from Graves County High School, received a nomination to the United States Air Force Academy and the United States Military Academy. She is the daughter of Mark and Terri Doran;

Elijah Vance from Murray High School, received a nomination to the United States Naval Academy. He is the son of Tim and Candace Vance;

Noah Hollar from Paducah Tilghman High School, received a nomination to the United States Merchant Marine Academy and the United States Naval Academy. He is the son of Randall and Sandi Hollar;

Mason T. Altenbaugh from Trigg County High School and Air Force Community College, received a nomination to the United States Air Force Academy. He is the son of Robert Altenbaugh.

To apply for a Military Academy Nomination for the Class of 2023, please visit Congressman Comer's website: https://comer.house.gov/services/military-academy-nominations. If you have any questions, please contact Kaity Wolfe at Kaity.Wolfe@mail.house.gov.

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