Jeffrey D. Nichols has accepted an offer of admission from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Nichols currently is a senior at Lutheran South and will graduate in June.
At Lutheran South, he is a captain of the varsity football team; president of the school's chapters of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes; class representative on Student Council; campus ministry devotional small group leader, a member of the track and field team; and was a delegate to the Summer 2003 Session of Missouri Boys State, sponsored by American Legion Post 777.
He was nominated for appointment to the academy by both U.S. Sen. Christopher "Kit'' Bond and U.S. Rep. Richard Gephardt and will report to West Point on June 28 for cadet basic training.
Nichols is the son of Dan and Lynn Nichols of south county.