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The New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund.


2014 Recipients


photo of Taylor Bergeron Taylor Bergeron – $5,000 – Army
Enterprise High School, Enterprise, AL
Auburn University, Auburn, AL – Education
Activities, interests, honors:
Marching Band - section leader, Wind Ensemble - 1st chair Alto Sax, Show Choir Band, Valedictorian




photo of Reese Burton Reese Burton – $5,000 – Air Force
Papillion LaVista High School, Papillion, NE
University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE – Undecided
Activities, interests, honors:
Quiz Bowl Team, National Honor Society, AP Scholar Award, Lion's Club Service Award




photo of Amy Davis Amy Davis – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Great Bridge High School, Chesapeake, VA
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA – Biological Sciences
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, Emergency Room Volunteer, Ballet, AP Scholar, Children's Sunday School Teacher




photo of Katelyn Espenship Katelyn Espenship – $5,000 – Coast Guard
West Carteret High School, Morehead City, NC
Meredith College, Raleigh, NC – Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Varsity Soccer, FCA Leader, President - Class National Charity League - OBX Chapter, Over 500 hours of community service, National Honor Society, Good Patriot Award, Elks Most Valuable Student Award, Lt. Governor division 18 of Key Club, Lt. Governor Tar Heel Girls State




photo of Jacob Hawkins Jacob Hawkins – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Cornerstone Christian Academy, Coral Springs, FL
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL – Business Administration
Activities, interests, honors:
Christian Citizenship Award, International Thespian Society, Drama assistant, Set construction, Bass player - Youth and Adult Worship bands, Swimmer, Car Enthusiast




photo of Clayton Lawrence Clayton Lawrence – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Kennesaw Mountain High School, Kennesaw, GA
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA – Computer Science
Activities, interests, honors:
Currently conducting research towards malware detection in Android mobile devices, Chick-fil-A Leader Academy, student government, National Honor Society, Technology Student Association, Saxophonist - High School Jazz band




photo of Julia Lynam Julia Lynam – $5,000 – Navy
Papillion LaVista High School, Papillion, NE
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE – International Studies
Activities, interests, honors:
Dance Team - Captain, Yearbook Staff - Editor-in-chief, National Honor Society - Treasurer, Senior Committee, French Club





photo of Dominic Matias Dominic Matias – $5,000 – Army
Tesoro High School, Las Flores, CA
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA – Pre-Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Key Club, National Honor Society, Veterinarian internship, Yearbook Staff Writer, basketball, nature photography, AP Scholar, Torch of Excellence (English Department)



photo of Carly McMahan Carly McMahan – $5,000 – Navy
J.P. Knapp Early College High School, Currituck, NC
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC – Nursing
Activities, interests, honors:
Beta Club, Teen Volunteer of the Year, Science Olympiad, Interests - Nursing, family time, hiking on the beach, reading




photo of Clayton Otter Clayton Otter – $5,000 – Navy
East Lyme High School, East Lyme, CT
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ – Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Valedictorian, CT All-State Scholar Athlete Award, Head Captain - Varsity Boys Swim Team, AP Scholar with distinction, Lions Young Leaders in Service Award, Half-Ironman Triathlon Finisher




photo of Ian Ralston Ian Ralston – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA – Electrical Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
Young Scholar at Wilkes University, Wilkes Scholarship, Church Music Ministry, Engineering Olympics - Staff, Calculus II and MAT Lab tutor, Dorothy Sutton Music Festival





photo of Hannah Redifer Hannah Redifer – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax, VA
Auburn University, Auburn, AL – Building Science
Activities, interests, honors:
Softball, National Honor Society, German Honor Society




photo of Sydney Schmidt Sydney Schmidt – $5,000 – Army
Hayfield High School, Hayfield, MN
University of Minnesota: Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN – Pre-Medicine
Activities, interests, honors:
Cross Country, Drama, SADD, Big Brother Big Sisters, D.A.R.E. Volunteer, Track, National Honor Society




photo of Megan Schrader Megan Schrader – $5,000 – Air Force
North Point High School, Waldorf, MD
St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD – Psychology
Activities, interests, honors:
College Board AP Student of Distinction, Academic Interests - Biotechnology, Educational and Social Psychology, Bowling and going to the local theater



photo of Jillian Whitson Jillian Whitson – $5,000 – Air Force
Horizon Honors High School, Phoenix, AZ
Arizona State University-Barrett, Phoenix, AZ – Accounting
Activities, interests, honors:
Youth Group (Student Leader), National Honor Society (Vice President), Key Club (Secretary), AP Scholar, National Merit Scholar Commendation, STARS of Horsemanship Barrel Racing Team




2013 Recipients



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