Cassidy Congratulates Service Academy Appointees from Louisiana, one went to Bowling Green School

Published 5:30 am Tuesday, June 27, 2023

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the 16 students he nominated and have accepted offers of admission (appointments) to attend one of America’s Service Academies. These students will enter the Class of 2027 at the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force and Merchant Marine Academies. Upon graduation, they will become commissioned officers in the Armed Forces.

There is one local in Bowling Green School’s Kamryn Passman.


“We’re thankful for these students who have chosen military service,” said Dr. Cassidy. “We’re thankful for their parents who provided an example of service to their children. And we’re thankful for all those who wear our nation’s uniform.”


By Service Academy, the students Dr. Cassidy nominated who accepted appointments are below. Their hometowns, high schools and years of graduation are included.


U.S. Military Academy

  • Nathan Adams, Jeanerette, Hanson Memorial High School ‘23
  • John Paul Caswell, Baton Rouge, Home School ‘23
  • Luke Hertel, Prairieville, Catholic High School ‘23
  • Donald Scully, III, Baton Rouge, Catholic High School ‘23
  • Haotian Tan, Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Magnet High School ‘23
  • Masen Turner, Zachary, Zachary High School ‘23
  • James “Owen” Watson, Choudrant, Choudrant High School ‘23


U.S. Naval Academy

  • Christopher Barnard, Shreveport, Captain Shreve High School ‘23
  • Jacob Eaves, Ventress, Catholic High School of Pointe Coupee ‘23
  • Kamryn Passman, Franklinton, Bowling Green School ‘21


U.S. Air Force Academy

  • Abigail Anderson, Shreveport, Loyola College Prep ‘23
  • Emma Bright, Lake Charles, St. Louis Catholic High School ‘23
  • Warren Graves, Shreveport, Loyola College Prep ‘22


U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

  • William Constant, Jefferson, Holy Cross School ‘23
  • Henry Nguyen, Metairie, Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy ‘20
  • Kayleigh Rogers, Slidell, Northshore High School ‘23