Merrill appointed to U.S. Naval Academy

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Guam – Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo has announced that Bruce Merrill has been appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy.   

Bruce is the son of Julie and Felix Manglona of Inarajan. He graduated from Father Duenas Memorial School last month and he was ranked among the top ten students of his class. 

Congresswoman Bordallo congratulated Bruce and his family saying in a release “Bruce has shown his commitment and dedication to service and leadership, and will be a fine addition to the Naval Academy. I look forward to watching his progress at the Naval Academy and to his service to our country.”

[Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo meets with Bruce Merrill and his family in her Washington, D.C. office prior to him reporting to the USNA. (L-R) Keith Duenas, Jess Merrill, Derek Merrill, Congresswoman Bordallo, Bruce Merrill, Julie Manglona, Sinahi Manglona, Felix Manglona.]

READ the announcemnt from Congresswoman Bordallo below:

Merrill appointed to U.S. Naval Academy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 10, 2014 – Washington, D.C. –

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today announced that Bruce Merrill has been appointed to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Bruce is the son of Julie and Felix Manglona of Inarajan and graduated from Father Duenas Memorial School in May 2014. Bruce was nominated by Congresswoman Bordallo, and competed with nominees nationwide for admission into the Naval Academy.

Bruce is ranked in the top ten students of his class at FDMS and is a member of the National Honor Society. He is an active member of several academic and extra-curricular organizations.  Bruce was a member of the soccer team, volleyball team, and captain of the basketball team which won the 2014 championship. Additionally, Bruce was a big brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program and a member of the student council.

“I congratulate Bruce and his family on his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “Bruce has shown his commitment and dedication to service and leadership, and will be a fine addition to the Naval Academy. I look forward to watching his progress at the Naval Academy and to his service to our country.”

Merrill appointed to U.S. Naval Academy

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 10, 2014 – Washington, D.C. –

 

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today announced that Bruce Merrill has been appointed to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

 

Bruce is the son of Julie and Felix Manglona of Inarajan and graduated from Father Duenas Memorial School in May 2014. Bruce was nominated by Congresswoman Bordallo, and competed with nominees nationwide for admission into the Naval Academy.

 

Bruce is ranked in the top ten students of his class at FDMS and is a member of the National Honor Society. He is an active member of several academic and extra-curricular organizations.  Bruce was a member of the soccer team, volleyball team, and captain of the basketball team which won the 2014 championship. Additionally, Bruce was a big brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program and a member of the student council.

 

“I congratulate Bruce and his family on his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “Bruce has shown his commitment and dedication to service and leadership, and will be a fine addition to the Naval Academy. I look forward to watching his progress at the Naval Academy and to his service to our country.” 

 

PHOTO CAPTION:  Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo meets with Bruce Merrill and his family in her Washington, D.C. office prior to him reporting to the USNA. (L-R) Keith Duenas, Jess Merrill, Derek Merrill, Congresswoman Bordallo, Bruce Merrill, Julie Manglona, Sinahi Manglona, Felix Manglona.