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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Nine 29th District students nominated to service academies

February 7, 2008
Press Release

HOUSTON, TX - Rep. Gene Green (D-Houston) has nominated nine exceptional students from the 29th Congressional District to the four United States service academies: the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point. Nominees will find out whether they have been accepted in the next few months.

 

“Each of these students is worthy of admission to the service academies,” said Green. “They have made our district proud by excelling in school and advancing on the path to college, and I’m proud to recommend them to the service academies,” he added.

 

Before their nominations, the students attended a “Military Academy Day” hosted by Green’s office as the first step in their nomination process.  Each year as part of the Academy Day, representatives from each service academy answer questions and provide information about the application and nomination processes.  

 

Service academy nominees from the 29th Congressional District are:

 

Andrew Escalante - United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs

St. Pius X High School

 

Nicholas Watts - United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs

Pasadena Independent School District – Pasadena High School (graduated)

Currently at the United States Air Force Academy Prep School

 

Andrew Beltran – United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs

Houston Independent School District - M.B. Lamar Senior High School

 

Greg Ayers– United States Military Academy at West Point (received offer of appointment)

Northeast Christian Academy

 

Andrew Williams – United States Naval Academy at Annapolis

Galena Park Independent School District - North Shore High School

 

Matthew Chapa – United States Naval Academy at Annapolis

Goose Creek Independent School District - Ross S. Sterling High School

 

Devin Baker - United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs

Sheldon Independent School District – C.E. King High School

 

Humberto Trejo – United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point

Yes College Preparatory Schools

 

Daniel Stiles - United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs

Sheldon Independent School District – C.E. King High School

 

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