Six local students are among 14 nominated this month by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) for appointments to U.S. service academies for the class of 2018.

“Each one of these students has compiled an outstanding resume of accomplishments, excelled in extracurricular activities and sports and demonstrated excellence in academics,” Schiff stated in a news release announcing the nominations. He went on to say he is “confident they will be among the future leaders of our country.”

-- Carol Cormaci, carol.cormaci@latimes.com

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