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2018 RECIPIENTS

 

The New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund.

 

2018 Recipients

 

photo of Jessia Avila Jessia Avila – $5,000 – Army
North Point High School, Waldorf, MD
McDaniel College, Westminster, MD – Math
Activities, interests, honors:
Spanish Interpreter, National Honor Society Writing Center Tutor, Confirmation Class High School Intern, Principal's Honor Roll, Eagle of the Month Certificate

 

 

 

photo of Sidney Ayers Sidney Ayers – $5,000 – Air Force
Gilbert High School, Gilbert, IA
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA – Biology
Activities, interests, honors:
Volleyball, Track, National Honor Society, Certified Nurses Assistant at Green Hills Retirement Community

 

 

 

photo of Sadie Baer Sadie Baer – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Homeschool, Albany, GA
Lee University, Cleveland, TN – Film Production
Activities, interests, honors:
Beta Club, Southwest Georgia Homeschool Associate Student Council, Omicron Delta Honor Society, Key Club, Interested in Film

 

 

 

 

photo of Marie-Linh Baseel Marie-Linh Baseel – $5,000 – Marine Corps
NIST International School, Bangkok, Thailand
University of San Diego, San Diego, CA – International Relations
Activities, interests, honors:
Key Club, Adopt a Service Member, Ocean Marine Guardians, National Honor Society, HIV/AIDS advocacy, LGBT advocacy, Academic Effort Award, IB Excellence Award

 

 

 

photo of Abigail Bennet Abigail Bennett – $5,000 – Navy
Brewer High School, Brewer, ME
University of Maine at Orono, Orono, ME – Chemical Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, Tennis Team, Swimming & Diving Team, Key Club, All America Academic

 

 

 

photo of Denise Castle Denise Castle – $5,000 – Air Force
Ed W. Clark High School, Las Vegas, NV
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY – Applied Economics and Management
Activities, interests, honors:
U.S. Presidential Scholar candidate, National Merit finalist, Student Ambassador, National Honor Society, Varsity Track & Field, Varsity Soccer, Student Tutor, Nevada Track & Field All-State Academic Team

 

 

 

photo of Liam Evans Liam Evans – $5,000 – Army
Dutchtown High School, Geismar, LA
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA – Engineering
Activities, interests, honors:
Dedicated to living a healthy life, Enjoys helping other achieve exercise and nutrition goals, Works a part-time job, Top 10% of class, Earned scholarships from LSU

 

 

 

photo of Tristan Evans Tristan Evans – $5,000 – Army
Dutchtown High School, Geismar, LA
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA – Chemistry
Activities, interests, honors:
Works out as part of a healthy lifestyle, Works a part-time job, Earned scholarships from LSU

 

 

 

 

photo of Paige Langum Paige Langum – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Air Academy High School, USAFA, CO
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX – Landscape Architecture
Activities, interests, honors:
Wind Ensemble, Girls Varsity Golf Team, Les Miserables School Musical, Principal's Council, AAHS Girls Golf Rotary Champion, National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, National Thespian Honor Society, Pep Band

 

 

 

photo of Rebekah Leon Rebekah Leon – $5,000 – Navy
Fort Mill High School, Fort Mill, SC
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA – Animation/Illustration
Activities, interests, honors:
President of Writer's Club, Secretary of Equality Club, Caricature Artist, SCAD Distinguished Scholar, Coordinated fundraiser for an inclusive playground at school

 

 

 

photo of Erin Lincoln Erin Lincoln – $5,000 – Coast Guard
Oakton High School, Vienna, VA
Brown University, Providence, RI – Geological Sciences
Activities, interests, honors:
Cougar Robotics President, Young Democrats President and Founder, Steppings Stones (Anti-Human Trafficking Club) Vice President, Center for Collaborative Learning Manager, Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholar

 

 

 

photo of Zachary Luyo Zachary Luyo – $5,000 – Marine Corps
Liberty University Online Academy, Lynchburg, VA
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA – Neuroscience
Activities, interests, honors:
National Beta Club, Varsity Tennis, TADA Performing Arts School Musical Theatre Lead, Show Choir, Mu Eta Sigma, Yearbook Editor

 

 

 

 

photo of Rebekah Macdonald Rebekah Macdonald – $5,000 – Air Force
O'Fallon Township High School, O'Fallon, IL
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT – Nursing
Activities, interests, honors:
Interact Club President, Church Youth Group, Key Club Communications Liason, Show Choir Captain, Choir President, Stake Youth Council Co-Chair, Church Youth Organization President

 

 

 

photo of McKenzie Meuleveld McKenzie Meuleveld – $5,000 – Navy
Rockwall-Heath High School, Heath, TX
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK – Finance
Activities, interests, honors:
National Honor Society, Math National Honor Society, Student Council, Chain Reaction Officer, Softball, Honor Council, Ignite Officer

 

 

 

photo of Ella Staneszewski Ella Staneszewski – $5,000 – Coast Guard
River Ridge High School, New Port Richey, FL
Pasco-Hernando State College, New Port Richey, FL – Speech Pathology
Activities, interests, honors:
Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

 

 

 

2017 Recipients

 

 

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