Press Release

Gillibrand Announces 2021 Service Academy Nomination From The Rochester-Finger Lakes Region

Jan 14, 2021

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, incoming Chair of the Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee, today announced her nomination for a candidate from the Rochester-Finger Lakes Region to the United States Military Academy, one of the nation’s leading service institutions.

“It is my honor to nominate this talented young leader to our nation’s service academies,” said Senator Gillibrand“Andrew has demonstrated leadership and a strong desire to pursue a career of service to our nation. I’m proud to nominate him alongside other dedicated, passionate New Yorkers and I look forward to watching their success.”

A selection committee formed by Senator Gillibrand chose the nominee from a large group of qualified applicants. Decisions were based on criteria including academic record, leadership potential, and overall achievement. Final acceptance is determined solely by the service academy. 

The United States service academies offer a first-class education as well as a chance for young people to serve our country upon graduation as commissioned officers in the United States Armed Services. 

Senator Gillibrand’s nominee is listed below:

  • Andrew Lim (Ithaca, Tompkins Co.) – U.S. Military Academy