recently announced her office’s appointees to the various U.S. military service academies, such as the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point in Nassau County and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
A total of 10 nominees from the fourth congressional district were appointed after a rigorous application and interview process looking at various factors like academic performance and extra-curricular activities.
“These young men and women, along with our current forces serving around the globe, are our next Greatest Generation – smart, patriotic, brave, and selfless,” Rep. McCarthy said in a statement. “Their examples bring confidence that our nation is in good hands for the future.”
The list of nominees include John Atkinson of Garden City and Stephen McGuire of East Rockaway, both of whom are graduates and will enroll in the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point in the fall.
The complete list of this year’s appointees, including their hometowns and current schools, are as follows:
United States Military Academy at West Point
- James Corino (West Hempstead; Valley Forge Military College)
- Christopher Hughes (Rockville Centre; Military Academy Preparatory School)
United States Naval Academy at Annapolis
- Ryan James Spadaford (Rockville Centre; South Side High School)
- Jason Steiner (West Hempstead, West Hempstead High School)
United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs
- Maximilian Umland (Garden City; Regis High School)
United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point
- John Atkinson (Garden City; Chaminade High School)
- Travis Feinberg (Oceanside; Oceanside High School)
- Stephen McGuire (East Rockaway; Chaminade High School)
- Christopher Whitenack (East Meadow; East Meadow High School)
Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, RI
- Christian Camarillo (South Hempstead; South Side High School)