Washington, DC (WIBX) - Congressman Richard Hanna has nominated 16 students from the 24th Congressional District for appointments to U.S. Service Academies.

Nine of students were recommended to the Naval Academy and seven to the Military Academy.

A total of 23 students applied to be considered for a nomination.

Here are the local students nominated

  • Madina Petashvill , Utica  (Proctor High School)
  • Nathan Wallingford, Old Forge
  • Jacob Yallowitz, Little Little Falls (Little Falls High School)
  • Matthew Herringshaw, Stittville (Holland Patent High School
  • Leah Tonetti, Clinton (Clinton High School)
  • Kathleen Kramas, Ilion (Ilion High School)
  • Jordan Lobodo, Vernon Center (VVS High School)