WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Representative Raúl M. Grijalva announced that Diego R. Favela and Christian Caraway were accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy, respectively.
Diego is currently a senior at Nogales High School and is active in his school community as a member of the Varsity baseball team, JROTC, and National Honor Society. Christian is currently a first year student at Arizona State University and a graduate of the Odyssey Institute for Advanced and International Studies, where he served as senior class vice president and captain of the Varsity baseball team.
“I am thrilled to announce the appointment of Diego and Christian to two of our nation’s most prestigious institutions,” said Rep. Grijalva. “Talented young people are the bedrock of a successful, strong military, and both of these individuals exemplify the values, leadership, and work ethic that will ensure their success. Arizona’s Third Congressional District is proud of their accomplishments and wishes them the best of luck in their future endeavors.”
Any student interested in attending a U.S. Military Service Academy should contact Rep. Grijalva’s District Office at 928-343-7933.