Four Magic Valley students have made the recommendation list of Senator Mike Crapo to the various military academies for 2020. Out of the 45 total Idahoans nominated by Sen. Crapo, four are from the Magic Valley and one from the Wood River Valley.
The nominations are:
Logan Prairie, of Jerome and Victoria Sievers, of Kimberly to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Orville Nyblade, of Heyburn to the U.S. Naval Academy
Moira Taber, of Shoshone and Christopher Davitt, of Ketchum to the U.S. Air Force Academy
To qualify the students must submit an application and references, as well as met particular scholastic requirements with a deadline. The nominations do not guarantee admission to the institutions, which will choose candidates from all around the country.

These students have demonstrated the best of Idaho’s commitment to service and country,” Crapo said in a prepared statement. “This year’s 45 nominees have indicated a desire and willingness to pursue higher education in one of these academies, and I have confidence in their leadership and academic skills. I congratulate these indivdiuals on their nomination and look forward to their success as they continue to represent our state well into the future.