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McCarthy Meets with Local Appointees to US Military Academies

Jun 11, 2017
In The News

Congressman Kevin McCarthy held a meet-and-greet with local high school students who have accepted appointments to United States military academies.

The announcement of appointees from across the 23rd Congressional District was made May 24. McCarthy met with students at his Bakersfield office on Saturday.

"America's future is bright with these young, rising leaders," McCarthy said. "I am proud of their achievements and am excited to see their future accomplishments in our nation's service academies."

The nominees are:

Spencer Glazer, 18, Independence High School (principal nominee for U.S. Military Academy, West Point)

Cameron Reeves, 18, Bakersfield College; graduate of Bakersfield Christian High School (principal nominee for Naval Academy)

Kaitlyn Ehrlich, 18, Tehachapi High School (alternate for Air Force Academy)

Connor McCormick, 19, Air Force Academy Preparatory School; graduate of Lancaster High School (alternate for Air Force Academy)

Roman Philson, 17, Air Academy High School; eligible because father’s home of record is California City (alternate for Air Force Academy)

Dustin Wagner, 19, New Mexico Military Institute; graduate of Kern Valley High School (alternate for Air Force Academy)

Dylan Simonsen, 18, Garces Memorial High School (alternate for West Point)

Sammie Adams, 19, Naval Academy Preparatory School; graduate of Kern Valley High School (alternate for Naval Academy)​

Vanessa Perez, 18, Naval Academy Preparatory School; graduate of Antelope Valley High School (alternate for Naval Academy)

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