Trinity Prep Tennis Champion Accepted to U.S. Military Academy at West Point
U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy today announced that Samantha DiMaio, Trinity Preparatory School’s first-ever female state champion in tennis, was accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Murphy nominated the Maitland resident and recent graduate to the prestigious college during the 2017-2018 school year. DiMaio will head to the academy later this month to begin her military training.
DiMaio delivering a backhand slice shot during her Class 1A singles state championship match. (Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel).
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“I was very impressed by Sam and all of our other great service academy nominees from the seventh district of Florida,” Murphy said. “Sam is an intelligent and tough individual, and she demonstrated that every time she stepped onto a tennis court or into a classroom. I’m proud to nominate her and wish her the best of luck at West Point. I encourage any student from my district who is interested in attending a U.S. service academy to contact my office for more information.”
“I am humbled and honored to have received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, where I will continue both my academic career and my tennis career,”DiMaio said. “I am thrilled to start this new chapter in my life and I look forward to serving my country. Go Black Knights!”