Nine high school seniors from the Middletown-Odessa-Townsend area received nominations last week from Delaware’s Congressional delegation to attend one or more of the nation’s U.S. service academies.

Nine high school seniors from the Middletown-Odessa-Townsend area received nominations last week from Delaware’s Congressional delegation to attend one or more of the nation’s U.S. service academies.

Nominations from members of the U.S. Senate, U.S. House, the vice president or the Secretaries of the Air Force, Army and Navy are prerequisites for attending the academies, but do not guarantee admittance.

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons and Congressman John Carney named the following students as their principal or alternate nominees:

U.S. Air Force Academy

Richard Licata of Middletown – Middletown High School

Jonathan McConomy of Bear – Appoquinimink High School

U.S. Naval Academy

Kyle Burrus of Middletown – Middletown High School

Wyatt Jennings of Townsend – Delaware Military Academy

Anthony Mancini of Middletown – Salesianum School

Daniel Turk of Middletown – Salesianum School

Ethan Yerger of Middletown – Salesianum School

U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Dominic DelRusso of Middletown – Munich International School

Jarrett Ksiazek of Middletown – Cab Calloway School of the Arts and Delaware Technical Community College

Jonathan McConomy of Bear – Appoquinimink High School

Daniel Turk of Middletown – Salesianum School