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The New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund.


2016 Recipients


photo of Joey Arnold Joey Arnold– $5,000 – Air Force
Loveless Academic Magnet Program, Montgomery, AL
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA – Electrical Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
High School Chinese Bridge Competition - Alabama State Winner (Speech Competition), Track, Vex Robotics




photo of Drew Bennett Drew Bennett – $5,000 – Navy
Brewer High School, Brewer, ME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA – Mechanical Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
Robotics Team (Co-Captain), Varsity Tennis, National Honor Society, Student Ambassador




photo of Leia Bright Leia Bright – $5,000 – Army
Ellensburg High School, Ellensburg, WA
Central Washington University, Ellensburgy, WA – Chemistry
Activities, interests, honors:
Tennis, Marine Biology Club, Orca Bowl, National Honor Society





photo of Rene CantoAdams René Canto Adams – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Windsor High School, Windsor, CA
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA – Music Education/Jazz Performance
Activities, interests, honors:
California All-State Honor Band, Cross Country, UN International Jazz Day Performer, AP National Honors Scholar




photo of Elias Irick Elias Irick – $5,000 – Army
Faith Academy, Fort Eustis, VA
Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA – Dual Degree Engineering Program
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, Church, Crossfit, Guitar, President's Award for Educational Excellence




photo of Clara Lawrence Clara Lawrence – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Kennesaw Mountain High School, Kennesaw, GA
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA – Marketing
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, DECA, Student Government, Serves on Hospitality Team at church.




photo of Shane Leigh Shane Leigh – $5,000 – Navy
Hidden Valley High School, Roanoke, VA
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA – Computer Science
Activities, interests, honors:
Marching Band, Indoor Basketball Drumline, Church Usher and Youth Group Participant





photo of Emily Lewis Emily Lewis – $5,000 – Coast Guard
East Aurora High School, East Aurora, NY
SUNY University at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY – Science
Activities, interests, honors:
Tennis, Softball, Vice President of American Field Service Club, National Honor Society, Freshman Advisor




photo of Madeleine Morlino Madeleine Morlino – $5,000 – Air Force
Moorestown High School, Moorestown, NJ
United States Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, CO – Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Operation Homefront "Military Child of the Year", American Legion Burlington County Oratorical Winner




photo of Marisa Mulvey Marisa Mulvey – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Marshfield High School, Marshfield, MA
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA – Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Vice President Girl Up Club, Treasurer AFS Club, Tutor Project Reach, Varsity Gymnast, National Honor Society





photo of Abigail Peterson Abigail Peterson – $5,000 – Air Force
Choctaw High School, Choctaw, OK
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK – Therapeutic Recreation
Activities, interests, honors:
Choctaw Colorguard, Winterguard Captain and Cadet Director, National Honor Society, AP Scholar




photo of Emily Ralston Emily Ralston – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Home Schooled, Tafton, PA
King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA – Athletic Training
Activities, interests, honors:
Volunteer at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Church Fundraiser Coordinator, Young Scholars Program




photo of Travis Schwartz Travis Schwartz – $5,000 – Army
Papillion LaVista High School, Papillion, NE
University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE – Computer Science
Activities, interests, honors:
Football (Co-Captain), Broadcasting Club (Executive Producer), SkillsUSA (Vice President), National Honor Society




photo of Noah Scruggs Noah Scruggs – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Jamestown High School, Williamsburg, VA
Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA – Finance
Activities, interests, honors:
Baseball, Mu Alpha Theta, Math Honor Society, National Honor Society




photo of Tyler Sherrod Tyler Sherrod – $5,000 – Navy
Viera High School, Viera, FL
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL – Aerospace Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
Cross Country (Captain), Track and Field, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Rho Kappa (Officer),






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