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Gianforte, Daines, Tester Announce U.S. Air Force Academy Appointment

February 14, 2019
Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester announced today that Madison Edwards of Missoula received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. Edwards is currently a senior at Big Sky High School.

“Madison is a successful student and talented athlete at Big Sky High School, and I know she will bring those outstanding strengths with her to the Air Force Academy,” Gianforte said. “I have no doubt she will make Montana proud and serve our country with distinction. I wish Madison much success.”

“I congratulate Madison on her nomination to the United States Air Force Academy,” Daines said. “From running track and cross country, to being a member of the National Honor Society, Madison has proven herself as a strong leader. I wish her nothing but the best in her next chapter serving our nation at the Academy.”

“Madison has proven herself as an incredible student and athlete, now she has the chance to serve our country among America’s best and brightest.” Tester said. “I have no doubt that she will be even more successful in the U.S. Air Force Academy than she was at Big Sky.”

As a student, Edwards runs both cross country and track for Big Sky High School in Missoula. She is also a member of the National Honor Society.