Senior Earns Military Appointment

April 9, 2021

Riverhead High School senior Olivia Niewiadomski has been offered an appointment to the United States Naval Academy's Class of 2025. She learned of her acceptance during a recent phone call from Congressman Lee Zeldin.

Prior to her acceptance, Niewiadomski received military school nominations from both Zeldin and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Niewiadomski is a four-year participant in Riverhead High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, for which she serves as executive officer. She is a member of her school’s National Honor Society, ranks 13th in her graduating class, and belongs to the varsity cross-country and track and field teams. She is also a graduate of the NJROTC Leadership Academy in Newport, Rhode Island, as well as the Senior Leaders Seminar, and attended the Naval Academy’s selective summer seminar last June.