Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) today announced that nine south Mississippi graduates will attend the United States Service Academies in the fall to begin their military service careers. These students were nominated to attend their respective service academies by Congressman Palazzo as part of his academy nomination responsibilities.

“In my time serving the people of South Mississippi, I have been continually amazed at how smart and talented the upcoming generation is. This year, we have nine young students who are taking the first step toward their military service careers and that is incredible. I wish all of these impressive individuals the best of luck as they embark on this next chapter in life,” said Palazzo.

United States Naval Academy
Corban O’Bannon, St. Stanislaus High School
Joshua Grumme, St. Stanislaus High School
Mason Halsey, West Harrison High School
Alondra Reyes, Pascagoula High School
Chelsey Washington, St. Martin High School

United States Air Force Academy
Alise Crabtree, Ocean Springs High School
Mark Diers, South Jones High School

West Point
Brianna Henderson, Harrison Central High School

United States Merchant Marine Academy
Ethan Hunt, Biloxi High School

To learn more about the Service Academy Nomination process, click here.

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