Daines, Zinke Congratulate Rob McCarvel of Helena on Receiving West Point Academy Appointment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Steve Daines and Representative Ryan Zinke today congratulated Helena student Rob McCarvel on his appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Daines and Zinke spoke to McCarvel this morning to personally congratulate him on his appointment.

McCarvel, a senior at Capital High School in Helena, played American Legion Baseball and is on his high school’s varsity football team. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Green Club and He-Man Book Club. He earned a First Degree Taekwondo Black Belt and volunteers his time mentoring freshman students as part of the Link Crew. 

“Rob McCarvel is an upstanding citizen and hardworking student who exemplifies Montana’s deep history of service,” Daines stated. “I’m proud to congratulate Rob on his latest in a long list of accomplishments – his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy – and look forward to watching him become a future leader of our state and nation.” 

“Bravo Zulu, Robert. One of the best perks of my job is nominating impressive young men and women to our nation’s service academies,” Zinke stated. “I’ve had the privilege of meeting many promising young men and women in both my Naval career and public service. I am confident Robert will make Montana proud. Keep up the good work!”

The United States Military Academy is located in West Point, New York.

Montana students interested in applying to any of our nation’s service academy can find more information by visiting Daines’ and Zinke’s websites.