Four Salt Lake County students have received appointments to military academies through the office of Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah.
Louis Kirby Cook IV, a 1988 graduate of Alta High School, has been enrolled in the Naval Academy Preparatory School for the past year and now will attend the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. He participated in the football program at the prep school and ranked 150th in a class of 900 scholastically. He is the son of Richard and Lynda Schneiman, Sandy.Kenneth Jesse Moses, 17, Skyline High School graduate, also has received an appointment to the Naval Academy. He was eighth in his class of 528 and a two-year member of the National Honor Society. He was a three-year letterman in wrestling and two-year letterman in football. He is the son of Dennis and Tomoko Moses.
Clayton Michael Smiley, a 1988 East High School graduate, has completed a year at Brigham Young University and will attend the Naval Academy this fall. He is majoring in engineering. He has been a member of the National Honor Society and and was a Youth Ambassador to the Soviet Union. He is the son of Richard and Beryl Smiley.
Richard Bryan Christensen, a Salt Laker and a graduate of Arundel High School, Maryland, will attend the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. His parents are Bruce and Lilly Christensen. The family is living in Maryland, where the father is stationed with the Air Force. Bryan graduated 20th in his class of 235 and participated in school drama events. He was a member of the National Honor Society.