03.09.17

Montana’s Senators Congratulate Three Montana Students on Military Academy Appointments

U.S. SENATE —U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today congratulated Missoula Sentinel High student Griffin Line, Kalispell Glacier High student Deagan Muth and Scobey High student Dean Cole on their appointments to America’s prestigious military academies. 

Line was offered an appointment to the Air Force Academy. He is the captain of his soccer team and student body vice president. He also participates at the Sentinel DECA business club, varsity basketball, and serves as a ranch hand at Line Ranch. 

Muth was also offered an appointment to the Air Force Academy. He is a varsity soccer player, track long distance varsity runner, and is nearing completion of his private pilot’s license. He also participates in speech and debate, raises a hog for 4-H and is a volunteer hunters safety instructor.

Cole was offered an appointment to the Naval Academy. He is an Eagle Scout and Varsity Captain of his football team. He is an award winning 4-H presenter for Market Swine. He is involved in Family, career and community leaders of America, Business Professionals of America, and High School Band where he plays Tuba. 

“I’m thrilled to congratulate Griffin, Deagan and Dean on their prestigious appointment to our nation’s finest military academies,” Daines stated. “They will be an excellent ambassadors for Montana in the military.”

“Griffin, Deagan and Dean are sure to make Montana and this nation proud,” Tester said, “These young men have proven themselves to be excellent students and I look forward to seeing their bright futures bravely serving our nation.” 

Daines and Tester nominated Line, Muth and Dean last year and both Senators called to congratulate them earlier today.

Montanans interested in applying for a military academy nomination in the future are encouraged to do so online at Daines' website and Tester's website.

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