Adelaide Brinker

Adelaide Brinker

Today, U.S. Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho) announced 50 nominations of Idaho students to the United States service academies for the 2020-2021 school year.

The nominees were selected from dozens of applicants and will now be considered by each of the four academies for final selection.

From Teton Valley, Adelaide Brinker, of Tetonia was nominated for the U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis, MD.

“Each year, I am struck by the exceptional commitment to country and leadership displayed by the young men and women who apply to attend our military academies. This year is no different,” said Risch in a news release Tuesday. “These nominees represent some of the very best and brightest that Idaho has to offer. I congratulate them on this achievement and wish them the very best.”Other Idaho nominees include:U.S. Military Academy – West Point, NYAndrew Anderson, PierceErika Gallus, RathdrumLogann Martin, LewistonSamantha Mulvihill, Post FallsNoah Petty, BoiseLogan Prairie, JeromeSamuel Ryan, BoiseKyle Sarrazolla, BoiseEmma Scudder, MeridianVictoria Sievers, KimberlyU.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis, MDJacob Beitia, StarConnor Burback, MeridianSophia Burchfield, BoiseLucas Cheeley, Post FallsEthan Dow, KamiahRhonin Edwards, HaydenNicole Gieser, MeridianGrayson Glivar, EagleJames Griffin, SandpointChristian Hodges, PrestonBrax Kauffman, SalmonLogann Martin, LewistonLuke McIntosh, BoiseOrville Nyblade, HeyburnAubrey Ralston, BoiseGary Severance, BoiseKyle Strain, EagleEthan Tomczyk, Coeur d’AleneCecelia Wheeler, MeridianU.S. Air Force Academy – Colorado Springs, CORhonin Edwards, HaydenLucas Gabrieli, BoiseErika Gallus, RathdrumWill Grasser, Eagle

Sydney Heyborne, MeridianJacob Hoover, Idaho FallsColin Maroe, EagleBrian Mullin, BoiseCade Peterson, MeridianGerrit Tamminga, MeridianU.S. Merchant Marine Academy – Kings Point, NYAndrew Anderson, PierceShea Curran, CataldoChristopher Davitt, KetchumRhonin Edwards, HaydenColby Fogh, RexburgJames GriffinJoseph Haines, RexburgJacob Lunn, BoiseJoseph Maraska, BoiseKyle Strain, EagleThose interested in applying for future nominations to the service academies can find details on Senator Risch’s website or by contacting Frances Hasenoehrl at