Local students win appointments to U.S. military academies

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ATLANTA – U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that six North Fulton high school seniors whom he had nominated to the United States military academies have received appointments to the prestigious schools.

“Each year, I have the honor of nominating outstanding young Georgians to attend our country’s fine military academies,” said Isakson. “Our appointees will make us proud as they always have.”

Members of Congress are tasked with nominating students to attend the nation’s military academies annually. Those nominees who are accepted into the academies are awarded full four-year scholarships that include tuition, books, board, medical and dental care.

Isakson held a congratulatory reception June 1 for nominees and their families.

The Isakson nominees who have been accepted by the academies (listed with their hometowns) are:

U.S. Air Force Academy

Micah Hayden – Roswell

Christana Wagner – Alpharetta

U.S. Military Academy

Seong Kim – Alpharetta

Roshini Jagadam – Alpharetta

William Whitaker – Roswell

U.S. Naval Academy

Emily Ranzau – Alpharetta