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Kingston announces appointees to U. S. service academies

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Kasey Candelario is a Freshman at Valdosta State University (Source: the Congressman's office) Kasey Candelario is a Freshman at Valdosta State University (Source: the Congressman's office)
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From the Congressman's office

WASHINGTON, DC. - Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) announced students in the First Congressional District of Georgia have received Appointments to United States Service Academies.

The students were interviewed for Congressional Nominations into the Class of 2017 by Congressman Kingston and the Military Academy Board. Interviews were conducted at Bethesda Academy in Savannah.

Michael L'Herault of Valdosta received a Congressional Nomination and has been Appointed to the Military Academy at West Point as a member of the class of 2017. He is the son of Diane and Mark L'Herault. Michael is currently a senior at Lowndes High School.

Kasey Candelario of Valdosta received a Congressional Nomination and has been Appointed to the Air Force Academy as a member of the class of 2017. He is the son of Elizabeth and Peter Candelario. Kasey is currently a Freshman at Valdosta State University.

"I commend these students for not only their appointment but also for the hard work and dedication that they have expressed towards their country," said Congressman Kingston. "I am confident that the leadership skills and education that you receive will prepare you for all future endeavors."

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