Broun Announces Final Military Academy Appointments
(Athens, GA) - U.S. Representative Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) today announced that five additional young men and women from the 10th Congressional District received prestigious appointments to U.S. Service Academies. Ashlen Bible, Joshua Dugan, and Justin Westbrook received appointments to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Micah Jackson also received an appointment to USAFA but has decided to attend the Naval Academy Preparatory School instead. Additionally, Colin Butler received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy (USNA).
“One of the most gratifying parts of my job is being involved in the academy appointment process," said Congressman Paul Broun. “As a Marine and Navy veteran, it is a pleasure to see such talented students answering the call to serve their country. I am very confident that these five students will have successful and rewarding careers ahead and wish them the best of luck as they begin this journey of education and service to our great nation. I am also very proud of all thirteen students from the 10th Congressional District who received the prestigious appointment to U.S. Service Academies this year. Please join me in congratulating these exceptional students for this tremendous honor and accomplishment!”
Ashlen is the daughter of Mark and Shirley Bible. She attended Oconee County High School and is a 2014 graduate of Northwestern Preparatory School. Joshua is the son of Mark and Jan Dugan. He attended Gatewood Schools in Eatonton and is a 2014 graduate of Marion Military Institute. Justin is the son of Billy Arthur Westbrook and Regina Reeves. He attended Newton County’s Eastside High School and is a 2014 graduate of the USAFA Preparatory School. Micah, son of Rodney and Decki Alexander, is a 2013 graduate of Washington County High School. Colin is the son of Calvin and Tanisha Lewis. He attended Henry County High School and is a 2014 graduate of the Naval Academy Preparatory School. These students are among the thirteen of Broun’s nineteen nominees who received Military Academy appointments this year.