50 students from Colorado receive U.S. Service Academy nominations from Rep. Doug Lamborn

Cadets clap and smile as one of their classmates is invited to the stage to greet Donald J....
Cadets clap and smile as one of their classmates is invited to the stage to greet Donald J. Trump, President of the United States during the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2019 at Falcon Stadium graduation in Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 30, 2019. Nine-hundred-eighty-nine cadets graduated to become the newest 2nd lieutenants in the Air Force. (Air Force photo/ Trevor Cokley)(Trevor Cokley | U.S. Air Force Academy)
Published: Mar. 2, 2021 at 9:36 PM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - The 5th Congressional District in Colorado is a strong military community and has a young generation of students who are hoping to serve our country in the United States Armed Forces.

Congressmen Doug Lamborn is nominating 50 students from his district who are aspiring to be accepted by a U.S. Service Academy. The most recent nominations are for the class of 2025. The list includes 10 students who hope to stay in Colorado at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

All nominees will be vigorously evaluated by the academies before they receive a possible appointment, which are announced on a rolling basis.

A list of the students nominated can be viewed at the bottom of this article.

Acceptance of an academy appointment requires at least a nine-year service obligation, including four years at an academy and five years of active-duty service.


Samuel Angus- Colorado Springs

Jacob Colbert- Colorado Springs

Elijah Goeas- Colorado Springs

Garrett Hake- Colorado Springs

Christen Mayberry- Colorado Springs

Andrew McCann- Monument

Heidi Self- Colorado Springs

Henry Taylor- Monument

Tucker Terlizzi- Monument

Garret Vliet- Monument


Destiny Bystroff- Colorado Springs

Drew Deppe- Colorado Springs

Isabella Flores- Colorado Springs

Ishan Gohil-Colorado Springs

Jack Keenan- Colorado Springs

Justin Salo- Monument

Kyle Schoonover- Colorado Springs

Sydney Tanner- Colorado Springs

Rylan Tyler- Colorado Springs

Hunter Wendland- Colorado Springs


Dean Boerrigter – Peyton

Ashleigh Damron – Peyton

Heath Edinger – Colorado Springs

Kyle Elligott – Colorado Springs

Savannagh Gasca – Colorado Springs

Austin Gibbs – Colorado Springs

William Goodpaster, Jr. – Peyton

Caiden Green – Colorado Springs

Jonathan Hickey – Colorado Springs

Anja Jaramillo – Colorado Springs

Kyron Kern – Colorado Springs

Joel Kinyon – Elbert

Christopher Lambert – Monument

Daniel Langdon – Peyton

Gavin Miller – Calhan

Isabella Polombo – Colorado Springs

Madeline Recker – Colorado Springs

Rori Rodriguez – Colorado Springs

Jaxon Siegel – Colorado Springs

Elizabeth Torrens – Buena Vista


Draygan Colonese- Colorado Springs

Marco Dewey- Colorado Springs

Joshua Ewald- Colorado Springs

Joseph Howard- Thornton

Jackson Isaacs- Colorado Springs

Seamus Johnston- Divide

Kimberly Jones- Colorado Springs

Jayden Leonard- Colorado Springs

Alan Smethers- Buena Vista

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