Several area students have been nominated to U.S. military service academies by Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.
Aidan Lambrecht, Bismarck, and Brody Armstrong, Minot, were nominated to the Naval Academy; Evan Carmichael, Dickinson, to the Air Force Academy; and John Lynch and Daniel Carroll, both of Dickinson, to the Merchant Marine Academy.
Lambrecht, son of Craig and Jewel Lambrecht, attends Shiloh Christian School and is active in football, basketball, student council, Sunday school, youth basketball coaching, youth mentoring, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Armstrong, son of Darren and Amy Armstrong, attends Minot High School and is a part of student council, varsity wrestling, National Honor Society and Air Force JROTC.
Carmichael, son of Bruce and Kim Carmichael, attends Dickinson High School and is involved in Academic Club, 321 Competition, hockey, National Honor Society, Boys State, Leadership Dickinson, golf and has an interest in military history.
Lynch, son of Christopher and Nancy Lynch, attends Point Pleasanton Beach High School and is active in the National Honor Society, marching band, jazz band, musical theater, football, track, Boys State and serves as a lifeguard.
Carroll, son of Russell and Carolyn Carroll, attends Dickinson High School and participates in cross country, FBLA, science club, Civil Air Patrol, Boys State and math club.
Students must be nominated to an academy by a member of Congress, the vice president of the United States or a service branch secretary. Final appointment decisions are made by the individual academies. The students would enter their academy in the fall of 2018.