PLANT CITY Students at three area high schools were the guests at a recent banquet sponsored by U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, who recommended their appointments to military service academies.
Those in attendance at the April 25 dinner included Plant City High senior Kellyanne Hurst, who has been nominated for the U.S. Naval Academy; Durant High senior Trey VanDegrift, nominated for the U.S. Air Force Academy; and Strawberry Crest High senior Matthew Baker, nominated for the U.S. Military Academy (West Point).
Other students at the banquet from across the 15th Congressional District, which Ross represents, included King High senior Michael Jared Stephenson, U.S. Naval Academy; Culver Military Academy senior Robert Wright Thomas V, U.S. Military Academy (West Point); King High senior Steffi Yo, U.S. Naval Academy; and Bloomingdale High senior Samuel John Miller, U.S. Military Academy (West Point).