Daines Announces Helena’s Claudia Downing Offer of Appointment from the Naval Academy

U.S. SENATE —U.S. Senators Steve Daines today announced academy nominee Claudia Downing offer of appointment from the United States Naval Academy. Downing lives in Helena, Montana.

“Claudia is an outstanding young Montanan whose future is bright. Between her leadership on the cross country team, volunteering at the Lewis and Clark Humane society, and her service to our country in the United States Marine Corps, Claudia will be a great fit for the Naval Academy,” Daines said. “She is one of Montana’s finest and I look forward to following her future success.”

Claudia is enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and is a graduate of Helena High School. She was captain of the cross-country team and a member of the track team as well. She was the salutatorian of her class, and volunteered at the Lewis and Clark Humane Society.