Rep. Kelly Announces Nominees to U.S. Military Academies

Dec 20, 2013 Issues: Foreign Affairs and Defense, Veterans

WASHINGTON — Representative Mike Kelly (PA-03) announced the names of his nominees for the United States Military Academies, class of 2018, earlier today. The candidates met all application requirements with diligence, securing themselves an interview with Representative Kelly's independent Military Academy Advisory Board.

Statement by Rep. Kelly:

“This year we have proudly nominated seventeen remarkable candidates to the elite United States Military Academies. These young men and women have demonstrated that they are dedicated, poised, and highly capable of serving as leaders in our nation's military. These individuals were chosen to humbly represent the Third Congressional District of Pennsylvania and furthermore the United States of America, if offered an appointment.


Max Campoli, Schreiner University

Jason Clark, Sharon High School

Sebastian Coburn, Greenville High School

Daniel Dukleth, Slippery Rock University

Brett Foster, Seneca Valley High School

Melodie Harnett, Jamestown High School

Dylan Hoffman, Seneca Valley High School

Tyler Huston, Cochranton High School

Cody Mahen, Lakeview High School

Austin Malencia, Evangel Heights Christian Academy

Mercer Martin, Greenville High School

Thomas Pierre, Mars High School

Alexander Pollaci, Seneca Valley High School

Dante Policicchio, Freeport High School

Bryan Sack, Butler High School

George Staudacher, Mars High School

Alexandra Steighner, Seneca Valley High School

If you are interested in seeking a congressional nomination to one of the United States Military Academies for the class of 2019, applications will be accepted from May 1, 2014 until October 1, 2014. For more information please visit or contact Stephanie Stevenson, Academy Coordinator, at