Congressman K. Michael Conaway invites area high school seniors interested in attending one of the United States’ military service academies to apply for nominations through his San Angelo Regional office. The Nomination Process to be considered for an appointment to a service academy, an applicant must meet the eligibility requirements established by law and be nominated by an authorized person including a Member of the United States Senate or the House of Representatives. Congressman Conaway may nominate applicants who are legally domiciled within the boundaries of the 11th District of Texas. There are five Service Academies: The U.S. Air Force Academy, Naval, Military, Merchant Marine, and the Coast Guard Academies. Nominations are required for all but the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.The application period for students who will enter college next year ends October 24, 2011. Interested applicants should contact Congressman Conaway as soon as possible.Applications are available through the Congressman’s San Angelo Regional Office, 33 East Twohig, Suite 307, San Angelo, Texas 76903. The telephone number is 325/659-4010.To be considered, applicants must be United States citizens, be residents of the 11th Congressional District of Texas and be between the ages of 17 but not yet 23 years of age on July 1, 2012 of the year of Admissions.Selection is based on SAT and ACT test scores, class rank, grade point averages, extracurricular activities, leadership potential and motivation.