Congressman Doug LaMalfa has nominated 20 North State residents as candidates to the United States Service Academies. The U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marines Academy each require a congressional nomination in order to attend. Redding area nominees include Christian Anderson, Blake Blomquist, Olivia Brodmerkle, Jacob Guterding, Keoni Lynam, Kira Porzio, William Snider and Skyler Rovse.