Helping Fund Education for Veterans and Their Families.
LANHAM, Md. June 30, 2014 – AMVETS announced the 2014 recipients of its National Scholarship Program today.
Graduating high school seniors selected to receive four-year undergraduate scholarships of $4,000 are:
• Jacob Marsden – Marblehead, Mass.
• Christina M. Burnham – Fayetteville, N.C.
• Sarah K. Cox – Naples, Fla.
• Hannah Mortan – Roscoe, Ill.
• Rachel E. Donovan – Duncanville, Texas
• Tucker N. Foote – Spokane, Wash.
• Victoria E. Krystynak – Ronceverte, W. Va.
• Jennifer M. Stawski – Junction City, Kan.
Graduating high school senior Eboni Freeman of Griffin, Ga. was selected as the $1,000 scholarship recipient of the JROTC scholarship.
Veterans selected to receive four-year undergraduate scholarships of $4,000 are:
• Bryan S. Anderson – Forest City, N.C.
• Brian Gardner – Pocasset, Mass.
• Alex Hawke – Newton, Iowa
Veteran McKenzie L. Brannen of Statesboro, Ga. was selected to receive a $1,000 Henry G. Huestis Memorial Scholarship.
An added round of $4,000 scholarships were awarded this year through the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation Category. The veterans selected to receive these scholarships are:
• Shane Burke – Mcleansville, N.C.
• Kimberly N. Denny – Staunton, Va.
• Jeremy J. Foreman – Baton Rouge, La.
• Shannon L. Frady – Phoenix, Ariz.
• Alvaro D. Gonzalez-Davila – Islip, N.Y.
• Francisco J. Guzman – Los Angeles, Calif.
• Robert K. Hage – St. Cloud, Minn.
• Russell W. Husson-Matter – Las Cruces, N.M.
• Anthony P. Klemen – Anitoch, Calif.
• Michael Fussell – Norfolk, Va.
• Joey Morrissette – Lewiston, Maine
• Yong B. Park – Abingdon, Md.
• Kristin Perry – Hope Mills, N.C.
• Chad Woodward – Portland, Ore.
• Cameron Waites – Mt. Morris, Mich.
• Jeffrey B. Stone – Colona, Ill.
• Javier C. Ruiz – Houston, Texas
• Shane P. Robinson – Lake Balboa, Calif
The winners were selected on the basis of academic excellence and financial need. Since its inception in the 1950s, the AMVETS National Scholarship Program has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships to veterans and graduating high school students who are sons and daughters or grandchildren of American veterans.
Information on all AMVETS Scholarships, or how to apply for the 2015 AMVETS National Scholarships can be found at www.amvets.org/programs/scholarships/
A leader since 1944 in preserving the freedoms secured by America’s armed forces, AMVETS provides support for veterans and the active military in procuring their earned entitlements, as well as community service and legislative reform that enhances the quality of life for this nation’s citizens and veterans alike. AMVETS is one of the largest congressionally-chartered veterans’ service organizations in the United States, and includes members from each branch of the military, including the National Guard and Reserve. To learn more, visit www.amvets.org.