This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
First off you shouldnt be using scriptlets in jsp, makes it messy really.
Second, you are missing the value attribute in your option tag.
Third, you should post more information on what happens when you run the code.