Hollis Brookline students nominated to service academies

MANCHESTER – U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte announced the names of more than 50 New Hampshire students she has nominated to attend one of the nation’s service academies in 2016.

"I’m proud to nominate these outstanding New Hampshire students to be considered for admission to our nation’s military service academies," Ayotte said. "These students exemplify the values of service, dedication and leadership that are integral to our nation’s armed forces. From their exceptional academic achievements to their many impressive extracurricular pursuits, these young men and women represent the very best of New Hampshire, and I wish them luck as they pursue a career of service to our country."

To be considered for an appointment to a service academy, applicants must be nominated by a member of Congress or other authorized nominating source.

Here are local students who received Ayotte’s nomination:

U.S. Air Force Academy

Cameron Jackson, Hollis Brookline High School.

Reed Lamy, Bedford High School.

Dakota Clark, Bedford High School.

Tia Gaumont, Merrimack High School.

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Casey Fisher, Bishop Guertin High School.

Reed Lamy, Bedford High School.

U.S. Military Academy

Grant Levasseur, Campbell High School.

Riley Clark, Merrimack High School.

U.S. Naval Academy

Matthew Watrous, Hollis Brookline High School.

Lukas Atwood, Bishop Guertin High School.

Pheonyx Stopyra, Merrimack High School.

Cole Humber, Nashua High School South.

Nathan Holt, Bedford High School.

Sarah Lowell, Souhegan High School.