WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) today announced he has nominated 8 outstanding South Carolinians for admittance to United States Service Academies.  

“I have the honor of nominating candidates from the 7th District to the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies – a commendable path for many bright constituents from the 7th District. Congratulations to this year’s nominees. They are all talented and deserving Americans who will do great things on behalf of our Nation,” said Congressman Tom Rice.

2021 U.S. Military Academy Nominees from South Carolina’s 7th District:

U.S. Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs, CO    



  Jaden-Grace Anderson, Myrtle Beach


Chloe Johnson, Little River


Davis Lyerly, Johnsonville


Chad Caudle, Myrtle Beach

U.S. Military Academy - West Point, NY 


Jaden-Grace Anderson, Myrtle Beach


Jonathan Mallon, Myrtle Beach

U.S. Naval Academy - Annapolis, MD


William Hinson, Florence

Sports, R.

Rheanna Sports, Bennettsville

Sports, L.

Leanna Sports, Bennettsville

Those interested in applying for next year can find more information on Congressman Rice’s website here: https://rice.house.gov/service-academy-nominations.