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WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney (all D-Del.) congratulated students accepted into U.S. Service Academies during a reception Tuesday in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

Each year, students interested in attending the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or U.S. Military Academy apply for a nomination through members of the United States Congress. Members nominate top candidates from their home state, ensuring that the best and the brightest are considered for admission to the nation's leading service academies. 

The 17 Delaware students who have accepted appointments to the service academies are:

Ian M. Cain – USMA

Patrick Coleman, USAF

Madelyn Crimmins, USMA

Dominic DelRosso, USMA

John Hearn, USMMA

Patrick Gallucci, USMA

Wyatt Jennings, USNA

Christopher Mahoney, USAF

Daniel “Austin” MacElrevey, USMMA

Matthew McGuigan, USMMA

Rachel Pennington, USMA

Eric Polk, USNA

Patrick Rigor, USAF

Natalie Sava, USNA

Madison Stark, USMA

Anthony Testa, USMMA

Grier Wakefield, USMMA