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Two Windsor students nominated by Gardner for service academy appointments

Staff reports

Windsor High School students Colton Johnson and Zachary Peck were among 40 high school students from Colorado's 4th Congressional District nominated by Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo, for appointment to the U.S. service academies.

"One of the great honors of my job is meeting the young men and women who want to serve our country," said Gardner in a news release. "Their talents are many, their ambitions are strong, and their patriotism is unsurpassed. These students are our country's leaders of tomorrow, and I know that our service academies will prepare them for many successes in the future. I applaud their hard work and dedication to service."

The following students from Weld County schools (listed by name, high school, home town) received nominations to one or more of the U.S. Service Academies:

United States Air Force Academy

Grace Lahrs, Frederick High School ­­— Firestone

Thaddeus (Tad) Strohauer, University Schools — LaSalle

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United States Merchant Marine Academy

Dalton Anderson, Home School — Firestone

United States Naval Academy

Colton Johnson, Windsor High School — Greeley

Madison Lightfoot, University Schools — Greeley

Justus Martin, Northridge High School — Eaton

Zachary Peck, Windsor High School — Windsor

Stephen Mark Roberts, Logos International School — Mead

Nathaniel Ruble, Home School — Erie

Mason Sedlacek, Greeley West High School — Greeley

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