From left to right - Charles Grigsby (GHS), Jaden Johnson (NCTHS), and Michael Ivan (NCTHS)

Congressman Dale Strong nominated three Huntsville City Schools students to United States service academies.

Prior to receiving a U.S. service academy nomination through Congressman Strong, candidates must meet certain academic, leadership, and character standards.

“I applaud these young men for their willingness to lead the next generation of our nation’s Armed Forces,” said Congressman Strong. “It is my honor to nominate these incredible students to attend our prestigious U.S. service academies, and I know they will represent the Tennessee Valley with dignity.”

United States Military Academy:

Charles Grigsby: Grissom High SchoolGHS Senior Charles GrigsbyJaden Johnson: New Century Technology High SchoolNCTHS Senior Jaden Johnson

United States Naval Academy:

Michael Ivan: New Century Technology High SchoolNCTHS Senior Michael Ivan

HCS is proud to commend these students, and all 43 of the district’s schools are Purple Star School recipients. This designation affirms the district’s ongoing commitment to supporting students and families connected to our nation’s military.

Students interested in applying for a nomination to a U.S. service academy through Congressman Strong can find information on Congressman Strong's website.