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The New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund.


2017 Recipients


photo of Jerrad Bartczak Jerrad Bartczak– $5,000 – Air Force
Whitesboro High School, Marcy, NY
Marywood University, Scranton, PA – Information Security
Activities, interests, honors:
Varsity Track and Field, Soccer, NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete, National Honor Society, Church Eucharistic Minister, Technology Club, Rotary Club




photo of Brittney Beck Brittney Beck – $5,000 – Army
Greenbrier High School, Greenbrier, AR
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR – Agriculture Education
Activities, interests, honors:
Honor Roll, FFA, 4-H, FBLA, Beta Club




photo of Kevin Dunning Kevin Dunning – $5,000 – Army
Cape Fear High School, Fayetteville, NC
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC – Crop Biotechnology
Activities, interests, honors:
Regional Environmental Competition, Key Club, Lacrosse Team





photo of Irene Halferty Irene Halferty – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Daegu High School, APO, AP
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC – Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Student Council, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Varsity Tennis, Varsity Winter Cheer, Varsity Girls Soccer, Red Cross Volunteer, Yearbook




photo of Kelsey Henley Kelsy Henley – $5,000 – Navy
Smithfield High School, Smithfield, VA
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA – Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Marching Band, National BETA Club, National Honor Society, MU Alpha Theta, New Horizons Govenor School for Science & Technology, Govenor's Early College Scholor, Chorus 1st Soprano, Society of Torch & Laurel, After School Tutor, Relay for Life Volunteer, Guitar Club, Hospital Jr. Volunteer, Ignition Mentor




photo of Jessica Kingsley Jessica Kingsley – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Merritt Island Christian School, Merritt Island, FL
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL – Mathematics
Activities, interests, honors:
USAV Beach Volleyball Player, DAR Good Citizen Award Recipient, Math Tutor, Student Youth Leader, Superintendent's Leadership Team Member, School Mascot, National Honor Society




photo of Joseph Koffel Joseph Koffel – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Republic Senior High School, Republic, WA
Western Washingtion University, Bellingham, WA – Communications
Activities, interests, honors:
Champion: Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Dramatic Interpretation Forensics Competition, Eagle Scout, RHS Football, Andy Lawson 4-H Memorial Award for Mentoring, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Youth Leadership Initiative Trainer




photo of Alexandra McDonough Alexandra McDonough – $5,000 – Army
Alabama School of Math and Science, Mobile, AL
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL – Psychology
Activities, interests, honors:
Varsity Tennis Team, School Jazz and Garage Bands, Lino & Woodblock Prints at School Art Studio





photo of Charles Monk Charles Monk – $5,000 – Air Force
John Jay Science and Engineering Academy, San Antonio, TX
Norwich University, Northfield, VT – Mechanical Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
JROTC, Armed Varsity Drill Team, Kitty Hawk Air Society, National High School Drill Team Competition




photo of Griffin O'Brien Griffin O'Brien – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Orchard Park High School, Orchard Park, NY
Canisius College, Buffalo, NY – Accounting
Activities, interests, honors:
Varsity Soccer, Varsity Hockey, Varsity Lacross, National Honor Society, Orchard Park Pride (Chamber Recognition), Academy of Finance, Scholar Athlete Honorable Mention




photo of Samantha Pappas Samantha Pappas – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Sherwood Christian Academy, Albany, GA
Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA – Exercise Science
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, Track Cross Country, Honor Roll, Student Council, ACSI Distinguished Student Award




photo of Emily Pugh Emily Pugh – $5,000 – Navy
Bob Jones High School, Madison, AL
Auburn University, Auburn, AL – Nursing
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, AP Scholar, Tri-M Music Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, AL Music Association for Piano





photo of Laura Pugh Laura Pugh – $5,000 – Navy
Bob Jones High School, Madison, AL
Auburn University, Auburn, AL – Systems Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, AP Scholar, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Huntsville Youth Orchestra, AL All-State Band, AL All-State Orchestra, Student Ambassador




photo of Emma Shepherd Emma Shepherd – $5,000 – Air-Force
Legacy High School, North Las Vegas, NV
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT – Special Education
Activities, interests, honors:
Student Council, Nevada Student Council Conference, Valedictorian, Varsity Tennis




photo of Leeanne Wilson Leeanne Wilson – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Carnegie High School, Carnegie, OK
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK – Journalism
Activities, interests, honors:
State Conference - HOSA, State Conference - TSA, Superintendent's Honor Roll, Animal Shelter Volunteer, Elder Care Home Volunteer




2016 Recipients



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