Robin Kelly | Supplied photo
Updated: March 24, 2014 6:12AM
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, recently announced that she has nominated 20 young men and women from her congressional district to U.S. military academies, according to a press release from her office.
Nominees Megan Dunlavy and Meagan McDonough, seniors at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, already have been accepted to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, while Trent Wiltshire, of Manteno High School, received notification of acceptance to the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs.
“Each of these outstanding young men and women possesses the intelligence and character to help build a new generation of military leadership. I am proud of their willingness to serve and sacrifice for our country. I have no doubt that our nation will benefit immeasurably from their talent and vision,” Kelly said in the release.
Other students who received nominations from Kelly, and their schools:
Air Force Academy
Holly Kropp, Bradley-Bourbonnais High School
Cezanne Campbell, Golder College Prep High School
John List, Peotone High School
Joshua Witt, Bloom Trail High School
Krothopis Thompson, Carver Military Academy
Ameen Bluitt, Chicago Military Academy
Terrone Parham, Marian Catholic High School
Malik Sanders, John M. Harlan Community Academy High School
Ashley Johnson, Chicago Military Academy
Brionna Sales, Thornwood High School
Brianna Hall, Marian Catholic High School
Matthew Kleszynski, Manteno High School
Alexis Green, Riverdale
Samantha Realford, Bloom High School
Devonte Poree, Bloom High School
David Redwood, St. Johns Northwestern Military Academy