U.S. Senator Pat Toomey

Troy Brennan of Emmaus High School Receives Nomination to U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Sen. Toomey Announces Nominations to the U.S. Service Academies


Washington, D.C. – Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today announced the Pennsylvania students he has nominated to the United States Service Academies for the class entering 2015.

“One of the greatest honors of my office is nominating outstanding young Pennsylvanians to the United States Service Academies,” said Sen. Toomey. “The selection process for these academies is very competitive and nominees must demonstrate the highest caliber of academic success, leadership skills, and character. These students embody these qualities, and I wish each of them nothing but the best.”


U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

Madeline Suba, Huntingdon Area High School

Ethan Bell, Northern York High School

Jesse Campanella, Manheim Township High School

Elizabeth Cross, Central York High School

Megan Henderson, Saint Mary’s Area High School

Galen Kreutzberger, Penn-Trafford High School

Nicholas Maloney, Lansdale Catholic High School

Brian Jacob Matus, The Hill School

Rocco Maue, Moon Area High School

Gino Nicosia, Penns Valley Area High School


U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

Miriam Ewell-Wice, Taylor Allerdice High School

Julia Corton, Peters Township High School

Charles Akerblom, Harriton High School

Peter Collins, LaSalle College High School

Kahse Mandarino, Episcopal Academy

Benjamin Johnson, Burrell High School

Zachary Kiehn, Fox Chapel Area High School

Tora Scott, Central Valley High School

Zachary Sermarini, Boyertown Area High School

Kayla Nagy, Great Valley High School


U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Spring, Colo.

Lionel Gumireddy, North Alleghany High School

Tyler Barr, Malvern Preparatory School

Scott Bartkowiak, York Catholic High School

Rebecca Layng, Grace Preparatory High School

Connor Martin, Homeschooled, Washington County

Mark McVeigh, Marple Newtown High School

Cheyenne Philson, Dallastown Area High School

Anthony Shea, Leechburg Area High School/USAF Preparatory School

John Stein, Greater Latrobe High School

Albert Taglieri, Spring Grove Area High School


U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y.

Seth Balkey, Homeschooled, Centre County

Troy Brennan, Emmaus High School

Bryce Carroll, Northern York High School

Tyler Doratt, Pequea Valley High School

John Heffernan, Carlisle High School

Brendan Kelly, Booner & Prendergast Catholic High School

Mary Lyons, Archbishop Wood High School

Nathanael Marino, Blue Mountain High School

Neil Painter, Cedar Cliff High School

Zachary Robinson, Shaler Area High School





Bill Jaffee

Press Assistant

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey

248 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510