Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

Roby Announces 2018 Service Academy Appointees

May 9, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today announced her 2018 appointments to the United States service academies. Each year, Representative Roby nominates students from Alabama’s Second District to be considered for appointment to the United States Air Force, Naval, Military, and Merchant Marine Academies.

“It is a great honor each year to nominate distinguished young men and women in Alabama’s Second District for appointment to our nation’s service academies,” Representative Roby said. “These students are to be commended for their eagerness to serve our country, their academic excellence, and their unique leadership abilities. I join their friends, families, teachers, and communities in congratulating these outstanding students on this accomplishment.”

The following students were nominated by Representative Roby and received official appointments to the United States service academies:

Kaitlin Ann Carpenter, a graduate of Holtville High School, is the daughter of Homer and Kristen Carpenter and Catherine Carpenter. Kaitlin received an offer of appointment to the United States Naval Academy.

Laurence McGrane Dowd, a graduate of Northview High School in Dothan, is the son of John and Donna Dowd. Laurence received an offer of appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Jared Dixon Dykman, a graduate of Enterprise High School, is the son of Dixon Dykman. Jared received offers of appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Air Force Academy, and the United States Naval Academy.

Stephen Carlos Guerrero, a graduate of Prattville High School, is the son of JC and Suzanne Guerrero. Stephen received an offer of appointment to the United States Air Force Academy.

Jailyn Mykayl Holt, a graduate of Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP) in Montgomery, is the daughter of Edward and Jurilyn Holt. Jailyn received an offer of appointment to the United States Air Force Academy.

Chandler Cross Jones, a graduate of Andalusia High School and Marion Military Institute, is the son of Troy Jones. Chandler received an offer of appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Connor Michael Rainey, a graduate of Prattville High School and Marion Military Institute, is the son of George and Janet Rainey. Connor received offers of appointment to the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Military Academy at West Point, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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