U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier extended the deadline for high school students wishing to attend one of the United States service academies to Friday. Teenagers interested in attending the Air Force, Military, Naval or Merchant Marine academies must be nominated by a member of Congress or the president. The Coast Guard Academy does not require a nomination. Application forms are available at www.speier.house.gov. For more information, call 650-342-0300.