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DeVries, of Mitchell, appointed to U.S. Naval Academy

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) on Thursday acknowledged the South Dakota students who were offered appointments into the nation's service academies for the fall 2016 semester with his nomination.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) on Thursday acknowledged the South Dakota students who were offered appointments into the nation's service academies for the fall 2016 semester with his nomination.

Senator Rounds nominated the following applicants, all of whom were offered appointments into the service academies:

• Jesse DeVries of Mitchell to U.S. Naval Academy

• Mary Kate Beachler of Canton to U.S. Military Academy

• Trevor Brenneman of Sioux Falls to U.S. Military Academy

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• Noah Diamond of Rapid City, SD to U.S. Air Force Academy

• Kendra Jacobs of Trent to U.S. Air Force Academy

• Austin Lentsch of Pierre to U.S. Military Academy

• Ethan Maertz of Watertown to U.S. Air Force Academy

• Nicholas Nash of Sioux Falls to U.S. Air Force Academy

• Jared Nielson of Canistota to U.S. Naval Academy

• Max Sommervold of Sioux Falls to U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Each year, Rounds is able to nominate a select group of eligible students from South Dakota to attend our nation's four service academies: The U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Naval Academy.

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