A Huntington native has received the top award for his Naval class this year, according to Navy Office of Community Outreach reports.

Aviation Ordnanceman First Class Nicholas Beemer, son of Richard and Mary Beemer, was selected as the 2020 John Finn Aviation Ordnanceman of the Year. Beemer is currently assigned to the USS Theodore Roosevelt and was nominated by officers for “his professionalism and teamwork with special emphasis on sustained, superior performance within the aviation ordnanceman community.”