Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Service Academy Nominations Listed.

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


Rep. Tom Udall and Sen. Jeff Bingaman, both D-N.M., have nominated a number of northern New Mexico students to enter the final round of competition for appointments to the nation's military academies.

The selection process includes a review of academic and leadership achievements, physical conditioning and personal interviews with military officials.

The academies are expected to make final selections from the national candidate pool this spring.

Udall's nominations for northern New Mexico are:

For the Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Jonathon Chakeres and Elizabeth Wyrick of Santa Fe; Edward Kellum and Anthony Martinez of Los Alamos; Thomas Peabody of Espanola; and Allen Trujillo of Chimayo. …

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