Westerman Announces Nominations to Military Academies

December 16, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) announced the Fourth District’s student nominations to military academies. Westerman issued the following statement:

“I’d like to encourage all Fourth District students interested in serving their country to consider attending a military academy. America’s freedom and values depend on the courage of young people who put on a uniform and fight to protect liberty. U.S. military academies offer unparalleled opportunities to serve while obtaining a fully-funded, top-notch education.”
 

Background

To attend a U.S. service academy, students must be nominated by either the vice president, their senator or their representative. All interested candidates are seniors in high school or currently attending an Academy Preparatory School, and they fill out a packet and submit it through their elected representative’s office.

The nomination deadline was Nov. 1, 2019. Below are the students Westerman nominated to military academies:

 

Samuel Tankersley from Pearcy, nominated to the Air Force Academy and U.S. Military Academy

Jacob Tankersley from Pearcy, nominated to the Air Force Academy and U.S. Military Academy

John Butler from Hot Springs, nominated to the Naval Academy

David Carter from Hot Springs, nominated to the Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, Air Force Academy and Massanutten Military Academy

Daniel Moore from Pine Bluff, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy

Wyatt Hubby from Texarkana, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy

Bryant Burns from Ozark, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy

Hayden Foster from White Hall, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy

Marc Wilson from Mena, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy, Air Force Academy and Naval Academy

Daniel Woolsey from Ozark, nominated to the Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy and Air Force Academy

Esther Filipek from Bismark, nominated to the Air Force Academy

Sarah Xie from White Hall, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy

Cannon Turner from Arkadelphia, nominated to the Air Force Academy

Samuel Tabler from Hot Springs Village, nominated to the Naval Academy

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