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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi

Congressman Bennie G. Thompson Announces Academy Nomination for Second Congressional District

February 8, 2018
Press Release
 

Press Release: Congressman Bennie G. Thompson Announces Academy Nomination for Second Congressional District

 

BOLTON, MS – Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announces the Military Academy nominee for the Second Congressional District.

Michael Lawrence, Jr., has been nominated by United States Congressman Bennie G. Thompson and has received an offer of enrollment to the United States Air Force Academy. He will graduate from Jim Hill High School in Jackson, MS on May 18, 2018. He is currently the Captain of Jim Hill’s football team and has been a member of the National Honor Society for the last 4 years. He is currently a member of JROTC where he is the Assistant Automation Officer 2nd Lieutenant. Michael has been on honor roll for the last 4 years. In 2015, he received 1st place in the Mississippi Regional Science and Engineering Fair, and in 2017 he came in 2nd place. Michael is also dedicated to serving his community by volunteering with Mississippi State Hospital, Greater Northside M.B. Church, and assisting in the Water for Malawi Fundraiser. Michael is the son of Michael and Lynette Lawrence of Jackson, Mississippi.

Each candidate received a “Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition” in recognition of their nomination to the respective military academy and for outstanding academic achievement. 

If you are interested in attending a Military Academy, you may contact Mr. Cedric Watkins, my academy representative at (662) 741-9003 or via e-mail at cedric.watkins@mail.house.gov.