Twenty Gwinnett County Public Schools students offered appointments to service academies

Nearly two dozen Gwinnett County Public Schools students have received appointments to attend one of the nation’s five military service academies.

The school system announced this week that 20 of its students were offered appointments to attend a service academy. The schools include the U.S. Naval, Military, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine academies.

The appointments come with a combined total of more than $7.5 million in scholarship money.