Three central San Joaquin Valley students were offered appointments at United States military academies after having been nominated by Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford.
Hailey Kiser from Kingsburg High School accepted an appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Dylan Chang from Selma High School has been offered an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York.
Roman Benitez from Lemoore High School has been offered a scholarship to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
An advisory board made up of veterans assisted with the nomination process.