PEARCE EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR MILITARY ACADEMY NOMINATIONS
Las Cruces, NM (October 18, 2013) - The deadline has been extended for students wishing to apply for a nomination from Congressman Pearce to one of the service academies. These include the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Students applying to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut do not need a Congressional nomination.
Interested students must submit their completed applications to Congressman Pearce’s Las Cruces Office, 570 N. Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces, NM 88011, no later than October 25, 2013. Congressman Pearce will hold Board Academy Reviews, and will then submit his nominations to the Academies.
The application process is open to all interested high school seniors in New Mexico’s Second Congressional District. Interested high school juniors are encouraged to contact Rep. Pearce’s office for information and to begin preparing for the process.
Students are encouraged to research the specific academies on their respective websites for further information on the nomination and selection process. Detailed information and a downloadable application are available here, at www.pearce.house.gov.
Questions may be directed to Mary Morris, Las Cruces Director for Congressman Pearce, at 575-522-3260.