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38 students nominated from across NC
Press release from Sen. Richard Burr’s office, shared March 18, and edited to reflect students from the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr announced his nomination of North Carolinians to serve at one of our nation’s military academies. The nominees were selected after an application and interview process conducted by Burr’s Academy Selection Committee, which is comprised of military academy graduates, veterans, and community leaders from across the state.
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The nominees, their hometown, high school and parents’ names are listed below the academy to which they have been nominated.
United States Air Force Academy
Mr. Jesse T. Chasteen
Blowing Rock, N.C.
Todd and Kim Chasteen
Watauga High School
Mr. Justin W. Dotson
Black Mountain, N.C.
Charles D. Owens High School
Mr. Elijah D. Nicholson
Grant and Karen Nicholson
Hayesville High School
United States Naval Academy
Mr. Thomas W. Rennard, Jr.
Thomas and Jeanne Rennard
Covenant Academy of Asheville
United States Merchant Marine Academy
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William D. (Cody) Day
Hargrave Military Academy