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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi

Congressman Bennie G. Thompson Announces Offer of Appointment to the United States Military Academy

May 21, 2018
Press Release

Press Release: Congressman Bennie G. Thompson Announces Offer of Appointment to the United States Military Academy

 

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

Jaquan Byrd, has been nominated by United States Congressman Bennie G. Thompson and has received an offer of appointment to the United States Military Academy. In 2016, Jaquan was awarded a congressional nomination from Congressman Thompson and was accepted to the United States Military Academy Preparatory School. While attending Preparatory School, Jaquan was the Platoon Leader of Bravo Company 2nd Platoon. He was also a member of the Sandhurst Team, a team that competes in the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition. Jaquan has volunteered for the Wreaths Across America and Toys for Tots. Jaquan is the son of Nyree Byrd residing in Jackson, Mississippi.

Jaquan received a “Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition” in recognition of his offer of appointment to the United States 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