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This is a school picture of Riley Nofziger, LSHS Class of 2019.

LSHS Student Riley Nofziger Nominated to U.S. Naval Academy

U.S. Representative Sam Graves, (MO-06), announced that Riley Nofziger of Lee’s Summit would be receiving a nomination to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Each year, members of Congress are tasked with selecting qualified students from their respective districts to attend one of America’s prestigious military academies.

Nofziger has been very active at Lee’s Summit High School, leading the lacrosse team and earning All-State honors with the swim team, while also participating in the student senate, robotics team, and marching band. Nofziger is set to graduate in the Class of 2019.

“North Missouri year in and year out has produced impressive candidates for our nation’s military academies,” said Rep. Graves, who notified each student by phone of their nomination. “This year is no exception. I am proud of Riley and I thank him for his willingness to serve this country. I know that Riley will make North Missouri proud at Annapolis.”

The nomination system is a very competitive process. Various military academies hold extremely selective admission standards. To help in the nomination process, Rep. Graves created an Academy Nominations Review Board. The board, made up of service academy graduates and citizens of the Sixth District, interviewed and reviewed all applicants before making final recommendations to Rep. Graves.

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In accordance with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, P.L. 93-112, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the regulations thereunder, it is the policy of the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District that no person shall, because of age, sex, race, disability, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity of the District, including the employment of staff personnel. Written district policies concerning the rights and responsibilities of employees and students are available for inspection at the Stansberry Leadership Center (R-7 Administrative Offices), located at 301 NE Tudor. Inquiries by persons about their protection against discrimination under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Title IX, Title VI, or P.L. 93-112 and the Section 504 may be directed in writing or by telephone to: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Lee’s Summit R-7 School District 301 NE Tudor Road Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 (816) 986-1000