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2015 RECIPIENTS

 

The New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund.

 

2015 Recipients

 

photo of Kiera Aycock-Williams Kiera Aycock-Williams– $5,000 – Army
Southaven High School, Southaven, MS
University of Memphis, Memphis, TN – Criminology
Activities, interests, honors:
Theater, Swim Team, National Honor Society, Student Ambassadors, Chamber Choir, Bridge Builders

 

 

 

photo of Michael Castle, Jr. Michael Castle, Jr. – $5,000 – Air Force
Ed W. Clark High School, Las Vegas, NV
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV – Mechanical Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, AP Scholar with Honor Award, Calculus Camp, Hiking, Weight Lifting

 

 

 

photo of Ellen Chappelka Ellen Chappelka – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Vashon Island High School, Vashon, WA
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA – Homeland Security
Activities, interests, honors:
Seattle Fire Cadets, Lacrosse, Vashon Island Fire and Rescue Explorer of the Year, Sailing Instructor

 

 

 

photo of Natalie Ebreo Natalie Ebreo – $5,000 – Navy
Ocean Lakes High School - Math & Science Academy, Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA – Chemical Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, Mathematics Honor Society, High School Athlete of the Year, Math and Science Academy Club - Vice President, Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

 

 

photo of Katherine Erdman Katherine Erdman – $5,000 – Navy
Marriotts Ridge High School, Marriottsville, MD
Standford University, Stanford, CA – Chemical Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, Varsity Cheerleading - Captain and County Champion, National AP Scholar, Apoya - Co-Founder, Computer Science Team

 

 

 

photo of Renelle Gadon Renelle Mae Gadon – $5,000 – Navy
Olympian High School, Chula Vista, CA
University of California, San Diego, CA – Applied Mathematics
Activities, interests, honors:
California Scholarship Federation - Treasurer and Life Member, AP Scholar with Honor, Netflix enthusiast

 

 

 

photo of John Hendershott John Hendershott – $5,000 – Air Force
Bishop Kelly High School, Boise, ID
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT – Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
Track and Field, National Honor Society, Student Council

 

 

 

 

photo of Samuel Kim Samuel Kim – $5,000 – Army
Osan American High School, APO, AP
New York University, New York, NY – Political Science
Activities, interests, honors:
AP Scholar with Distinction, Far East Honor Band, Far East Jazz Band, Wrestling, Football, Senior Class President, Troops for Trash, National Honor Society, Stars and Stripes Pacific All Star of the Year

 

 

 

photo of Matthew Lincoln Matthew Lincoln – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Croatan High School, Newport, NC
Brown University, Providence, RI – Public Policy
Activities, interests, honors:
North Carolina Governor's School, Social Science National Merit Commended Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, National Beta Club Honor Society, Speech and Debate, North Carolina Coastal Federation

 

 

 

photo of Alex Nguyen Alex Nguyen – $5,000 – Army
Silver Valley High School, Yermo, CA
University of California, Los Angeles, CA – Pre-Medicine
Activities, interests, honors:
Soccer - First Team All League, Softball, Mathletes

 

 

 

 

photo of Laura Pappas Laura Pappas – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Sherwood Christian Academy, Albany, GA
Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA – Physical Therapy
Activities, interests, honors:
Georgia Certificate of Merit, STAR Student Award, National Honor Society - Vice President, Student Council - Treasurer, Musical Theater, Softball, Cheer, Golf

 

 

 

photo of Madeleine Poisson Madeleine Poisson – $5,000 – Air Force
Carl Albert High School, Midwest City, OK
United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO – Building Science
Activities, interests, honors:
AP Scholar with Honor, National Merit Commended Scholar, AFJROTC Community Service Officer, National Honor Society

 

 

 

photo of Grace Redifer Grace Redifer – $5,000 – Marine Corps
J.W. Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax, VA
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA – Health and Rehabilitation
Activities, interests, honors:
Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program - Volunteer, Business Honor Society - Vice President, National Honor Society, Theater Company, Parliamentarian for Future Business Leaders of America

 

 

 

photo of Faith Stewart Faith Stewart – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Ocean Springs High School, Ocean Springs, MS
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX – Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Swim Team - Co-Captain, National Honor Society - Officer, Explosion of Excellence top 10% of Class Award, AP Scholar

 

 

 

photo of Antonio Varitimos Antonio Varitimos – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Norwood High School, Norwood, MA
Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI – Robotics Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
Soccer, Soccer Referee, Lacrosse

 

 

 

2014 Recipients

 

 

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