Pfc. Merritt D. Merluzzi, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Merluzzi, Lehighton, has received an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. He will report to the academy on July 1. He is one of 116 Army enlisted men chosen from a class of 288 to attend West Point after 9 1/2 months of training and instruction at the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School, Fort Belvoir, Va. He is a 1966 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.