ROTC Scholarships Awards Luncheon
July 30, 2015
The awards luncheon was held in The Mash House Restaurant and Brewery, Fayetteville, NC. All scholarship recipients and their parents, other family members, and/or ROTC instructors attended the event.
Presentations included 11 $1,000 scholarships to JROTC cadets from area high schools as follows:
Cadet Victoria A. Stanton, Navy JROTC Cape Fear High School
Cadet Victoria A. Burleson, Navy JROTC Cape Fear High School
Cadet Jan-Philipp Schneider, Army JROTC Fairmont High School
Cadet Aaron L. Carter, Army JROTC Fairmont High School
Cadet Weston D. Hayes, Army JROTC Harnett Central High School
Cadet QyDarrius Z. McEachern, Army JROTC Lumberton Senior High School
Cadet Johnathan H. Singh, Army JROTC South Robeson High School
Cadet William D. Gothard, Air Force JROTC Terry Sanford High School
Cadet Jorge A. Padilla, Air Force JROTC Terry Sanford High School
Cadet Emily I. Jasienowski, Air Force JROTC Terry Sanford High School
Cadet Kenneth Santana, Army JROTC Union High School
Additionally, the 2015 Meinhardt Scholarship worth $1,500 was presented to Army SROTC Cadet Tyler Elrod of UNC Chapel Hill.
Taking part in the presentation of scholarships to the JROTC cadets included: Bill Dadek, Chairman of the ROTC Scholarship Committee; Juan Chavez, Chapter President; and, Mrs. Magda Baggett, former Assistant Dean of Students for Special Programs at Methodist University, and keynote speaker for the event.
Presentation of the 2015 Meinhardt Scholarship was made by Harry and Mary Meinhardt. Representing their seven siblings were: Carl Meinhardt, Lise Meinhardt, and Trina Tiffany.