Rep. Schiff Names 2019 Appointees to Military Service Academies

Washington, DC – This week, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met with students appointed to the Service Academy class of 2019.  Four students from the 28th Congressional District will leave shortly to join the Cadets and Midshipmen at our nation’s prestigious Service Academies.

Appointments include:

  • Lucien Frederic Brule, a Glendale resident who attended Campbell Hall Episcopal High School.  Lucien received an appointment to both the Air Force Academy and Military Academy (West Point).  He has chosen to attend West Point.
  • John Joseph Gordon Howe, a Burbank resident who attended John Burroughs High School.  John will be attending the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
  • Janel C. Valerio, a Los Angeles resident who attended Immaculate Heart High School.  Janel will also be attending the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
  • Minor Ray Wetzel, a La Cañada Flintridge resident who attended La Cañada High School.  Minor will be attending the Naval Academy in Annapolis.

“These students exemplify academic excellence and they are to be commended for their commitment to serving our country. I am proud of their achievements thus far and I am confident they will make successful future leaders of our country. I wish them well in their upcoming service and encourage them all to stay in touch.”

Students interested in applying for admission to a Service Academy for the Class of 2020 should contact Congressman Schiff’s District Office at (818) 450-2900 or (323) 315-5555.  Information is also available on Schiff’s website: https://schiff.house.gov