Benjamin Morris, Jr., son of Ben and Jill Morris and grandson of Opelikan Cdr. Frank Morris (USNR retired) and Lois Snyder has won a Congressional nomination to the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York.

He is presently completing one year of preparatory study at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, New Mexico.

Congratulations, Benjamin, and thank you for your willingness to serve this country as a member of our Merchant Marine fleet.