By Staff Reports
U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32) announced that Jennifer Hiddink of Wylie, a 2015 graduate of Wylie High School, has accepted an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy.
“Jennifer received my nomination because she has fulfilled the requirements for admission to the U.S. Service Academies through her dedication to high academic performance, personal fitness and moral character,” Sessions said. “I am confident that she will make our community proud as Jennifer represents Texas in one of our nation’s finest academic institutions.”
Jennifer is the daughter of Gerard and Jacquie Hiddink of Wylie, Jennifer is the granddaughter of the late Richard and Barbara Peters of Columbus, Ohio and the late Hentje and Martinus of Hengelo, the Netherlands.
Congressman Sessions supports maintaining a strong and agile national defense and has taken a special interest in the appointment of Texas students to the nation’s finest service academies. Each year, numerous applicants request appointments, but only a select few are appointed. Students requesting a nomination from Sessions are evaluated on a variety of criteria including academic background, physical ability, personal recommendations and an evaluation and ranking by the Academy Selection Board.
“I am extremely proud of Jennifer and congratulate her on this outstanding accomplishment,” Sessions said. “I am delighted to join Jennifer’s family, teachers and friends in giving her our unwavering support as she commits to promoting America’s security and freedom.”
Thirty-Second District residents who are interested in seeking a nomination to a service academy may contact Rachel Wong with Congressman Sessions’ Dallas office at 972-392-0505.