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Rep. Ron Kind Announces Students Who Have Accepted Offers to Attend U.S. Service Academies

June 7, 2021
Press Release
Includes students from La Crosse, Eau Claire, River Falls and Stitzer

La Crosse, WI – Today, Rep. Ron Kind announced the four Wisconsin students, whom he nominated, who have accepted offers of appointment at one of the United States Service Academies. 

“Each year, I am incredibly impressed by the determination and talent of the students seeking nominations to our Service Academies,” said Rep. Ron Kind. “I know the outstanding students who were selected will serve our nation and communities with honor while receiving an excellent education. These students represent the very best of Wisconsin, and I look forward to following all their future achievements.”  

Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District Service Academy attendees include:  

  • Eden Winga, of La Crosse, plans to attend the United States Air Force Academy  
  • Cole Long, of Eau Claire, plans to attend the United States Air Force Academy  
  • Owen Wise, of River Falls, plans to attend the United States Naval Academy  
  • Anthony Linneman, of Stitzer, plans to attend the United States Military Academy 

Each year, Rep. Ron Kind has the honor of nominating outstanding high school students to four of the five Service Academies. Students who wish to receive a nomination must go through a competitive application process before being selected by a panel of local veterans and community leaders.