Army Scholarship Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards for 2022-2023 Academic Year

Release date: July 20, 2022

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The Army Scholarship Foundation announced today the award of two hundred and ninety-one scholarships to children of US Army soldiers and veterans and spouses of active duty enlisted soldiers. Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year were awarded to deserving Army family members as follows:

The Colonel Urey Woodson Alexander Memorial Scholarship to Jared Gelerter of Schwetzingen, Germany.
The Lieutenant Colonel Walter Russell Bowie Memorial Scholarship to Emily Woodall of Portland, TN.
The Lieutenant Keirn C. Brown Memorial Scholarship to Caden Garcia of Allen, TX.
The Lieutenant General Jack Costello Memorial Scholarship to Gwenyth Metz of Clarksville, TN.
The Alan Robert and Veronica Lenox Cotariu Memorial Scholarship to Bibek Ghimire of Harrisburg, PA
The Captain James and Ruby Eheman Memorial Scholarship to Michael Benton of Zebulon, GA.
The Lieutenant Colonel J. Allan Green Memorial Scholarship to Matthew Dotson of Mansfield, Texas.
The Staff Sergeant John F. Kusior Memorial Scholarship to Claire O’Keefe of Cedar Park, TX.
The Lieutenant Scott Love Memorial Scholarship to Isabella Hipp of Fort Bragg, NC.
The Captain Jennifer Schafer-Odom Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Kira Frazier of Fort Huachuca, AZ.
The Perot Family Scholarship to Zachary Debowsky of Niceville, FL.
The Sergeant Andrew Topham Memorial Scholarship to Lauren Wyatt of Weston, VW.
The Arthur AJ Amundson Memorial Scholarship to Isabel Celedon of Lawton, OK.
The Captain (USN) Gerald Delk Honorary Scholarship to Derek Odar of Boca Raton, FL.
The Colonel (USAF) Robert Winston Stephens Memorial Scholarship to Rodrigo Fierro of Killeen, TX.
The Lieutenant George C. Bass Memorial Scholarship to Ellla Griffin of Wiesbaden, Germany.
The Captain David O. Byars III Memorial Scholarship to Matthew Gibbs of Mount Gilead, NC.
The Lieutenant Thomas A. Dellwo Memorial Scholarship to Rebekah Bonney of LaPLata, MD.
The Captain Jerome R. Hackett Memorial Scholarship to Jonathan Milton of Wheeling, WV, FL.
The Lieutenant Guy W. Hester, Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Zoe Bour of Columbus, OH.
The Captain Glen S. Ivey Memorial Scholarship to Isaac Brown of Camp Humphrey, Korea.
The Lieutenant Thomas P.B. King Memorial Scholarship to Kyle Bygness of Colorado Springs, CO.
The Colonel Ronald L. McAdoo Memorial Scholarship to Jordan Butler of Upland, CA.
The Lieutenant Carl B. McGee Memorial Scholarship to Mariyah Cross of Ludowici, GA.
The Lieutenant Arthur S. Nabben Memorial Scholarship to Madison Bolig of Charleston, SC
The Captain Edwin G. Northrop Memorial Scholarship to Alexis Copp of Ewa Beach, HI.
The Lieutenant Terrence P. O’Boyle Memorial Scholarship to Logan Garcia of Dyer, IN.
The Captain Frank G. Oliver Memorial Scholarship to Julia Ehrlich of Hollywood, FL.
The Colonel John E. Oristian Memorial Scholarship to Jacob White of Saint Paul, MN.
The Lieutenant William A. Pahissa Memorial Scholarship to Natalie Crayton of Fort Gordon, GA.
The Captain Paul C. Sawtelle Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Beverly Israel of Beaumont, TX.
The Lieutenant Colonel Henry J. Schroeder Memorial Scholarship to Janelle Gates of Elk Grove, CA.
The Lieutenant Jonathan C. Shine Memorial Scholarship to Cameron Davis of Fort Sill, OK.
The Lieutenant Joseph A. Silva Memorial Scholarship to Michael Bolesh of Ogdensburg, NY.
The Lieutenant James L. Smith Memorial Scholarship to Jake DeLaRosa of Los Angeles, CA.
The Captain Harry L. Thain Memorial Scholarship to Grace Dell of Richmond Hill, GA.
The Captain John J. Woodrum Memorial Scholarship to Mycahla Fernandez of Patterson, CA.
The Captain Kenneth J. Yonan Memorial Scholarship to isabella Adams of Stamford, CT.
The Lieutenant Colonel Henry Bessimer Richmond III Memorial Scholarship to Sydney Werner of Rock Hill, SC.
The Association of the US Army Audie Murphy North Texas Chapter Honorary Scholarship to Sarah Gifford of Richardson, TX.
The BAE Systems Honorary Scholarship to Kathleen Velez of Miami, FL.
The Bell Honorary Scholarship to Brianna Coleman of San Antonio, TX.
The Elbit Systems of America Honorary Scholarships to Aaron Cole of West Alexandria, OH and to Camille Edwards of Pearland, TX.
The General Dynamics Corporation Honorary Scholarship to Jacob Boyette of Fairfax, VA.
The KBR Honorary Scholarship to Anna Bonney of LaPlata, MD.
The Mary Kay Corporation Honorary Scholarship to Danielle Devins of Belton, TX.
The Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Scholarship to Ethan Coffin of Wyngate, NY.
The Planet Home Lending LLC Honorary Scholarship to Joseph Dub of Owatonna, MN.
The Raytheon Company Honorary Scholarship to Torah Delaney of Korea.
The USAA Honorary Scholarship to Joshua Cintron Nieves of Bradenton, FL.

Fluor Corporation Honorary Scholarships were awarded to ten Army family member students:

Jaylon Davis-Hart of Arlington, VA.
Bailey Spaans of Armour, SD.
Anabeth Wiebe of Sand Springs, OK.
John Annis of Sioux City, IA.
Alastair Baker of Madison, AL.
Nolan Brown of Economy, IN.
Alan Crawford of Rockwall, TX.
Damien Dean of Parkton, NC.
Emma Dudley of Benton, AR.
Alejandra Escobar of Fort Belvoir, VA.

Association of FDIC Alumni Scholarships were awarded to five Army Family Member Students:

Gabriel Rusmisell of Fort Meade, MD.
Brandon Carter of Duncan SC.
Benjamin Dorsett of Scottsdale, AZ.
Wolana Forsberg of Nampa, ID.
Ethan Hall of Rineyville, KY.

Morton H. Meyerson Honorary Scholarships were awarded to seven Army family member students:

Johabian Alfonso of College Station, TX
Madison Barette of Houston, TX.
Anna Beamesderfer of Kempner, TX.
Megan Callihan of Deer Park, TX.
Jackson Dixon of Brenham, TX.
Diego Fierro of Killeen, TX.
Brayden Wiedemann of Rockwall, TX.

Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund Memorial Scholarships were awarded to 100 Army family member students:

Kira Bertke of New Bremen, OH.
Randa Bland of Fort Irwin, CA.
Andrew Bonney of LaPlata, MD.
Allie Bradley of West Deptford, NJ.
Kylie Bradley of West Deptford, NJ.
Anthony Calbough of Gainesville, FL.
Lillian Carr of Clarksburg, MD.
Julianna Dine of Fort Benning, GA.
Paige Dugas of Flint, MI.
Ethan Francis of Evanston, IL.
Lydia Gilpin of Waynesboro, GA.
Leila Griffin of Petersburg, VA.
Harrison Haviland-Longo of Ray, MI.
Anastasia Herberger of Harker Heights, TX.
Benjamin Hodge of Colorado Springs, CO.
Mark Hudson of Fullerton, CA.
Sarah Kramer of Mohrsville, PA.
Sang Lee of Lacey, WA.
Kaitlyn Morgan of Rice, VA.
Kiara Pascual of San Diego, CA.
Grace Pedigo of Baumholder, Germany.
Olivia Posey of Mountain Home, AR.
Kylie Schmus of Freeland, MI.
Colton Severn of Caro, MI.
Kyle Severn of Caro, MI.
Michael Smith of Riverdale, GA.
Paris Souza of East Lansing, MI.
Rachel Stephany of Huxley, IA.
Megan Todd of Lacey, WA.
Kenneth Ventress of Benton, AR.
Madelynn Verheek Manistee, MI.
Eric Vickers of Vincennes, IN.
Margaret Abbruzzi of Bristol, RI.
Cade Adams of Franklin, PA.
James Alexander of Locust Grove, GA.
Micaiah Alfred of Baton Rouge, LA.
Marlei Allain of Brooklyn, NY.
Kelli Allen of University Place, WA.
Ava Anderson of Daphne, AL.
Mikaela Appin of Cibolo, TX.
Allyson Benson of Fairbanks, AK.
Cassandra Bolesh of Ogdensburg, NY.
Manuel Diaz of New Orleans, LA.
Nicholas Duffy of Choctaw, OK.
Brian Eldridge of Enterprise, AL.
Olivia Frye of Big Pool, MD.
Gabriel George of Coconut Creek, FL.
JaQuan Hale of Pensacola, FL
LaKeyvia Halliburton of San Diego, CA.
Madison Hallmark of New Braunfels, TX.
Dalton Hamilton of Marlin, TX.
Melody Hannah of Fernley, NV.
Jenna Harper of Sugar Grove, IL.
Jordan Hazelman of Delavan, IL.
Briza Hernandez of Hohenfels, Germany.
Cade Hertzendorf of Skaneateles, NY.
Cassidy Hertzendorf of Skaneateles, NY.
Mark Hettinger of Johnstown, OH.
Kaiden Heyliger of Brunswick, MD.
Kaetlyn Hicks of Land O Lakes, FL.
Erica Hill of Milton, FL.
Kyler Hill of Gypsum, CO.
Alexander Ingram of Fayetteville, NC.
Grayson Inman of Savannah, GA.
Keylin Jackson of Fuquay Varna, NC.
Delissia Jeffrey of Eglin AFB, FL.
Natalie Johnson of Fresno, CA.
Tyler Johnson of Rogers, MN.
Madison Jones of Harvest, AL.
Cienna Jordy of Manassas, VA.
Elena Kittell of Waunakee, WI.
Kiley Koele of Williamsburg, IA.
Alexis Kraft of Harrisburg, SD.
Ariel Martin of Arvada, CO.
Kyle McKee of Clinton, NC.
Elizabeth McKinney of Bailey, CO.
Logan Murray of Colorado Springs, CO.
Selena Nahra of Charlotte, NC.
Oluwamisayo Ologun of San Antonio, TX.
Ethan Pickop of Highland Park, IL.
Izabella Pitaniello of Boston, MA.
Katie Rice of Killeen, TX.
James Rizer of Bristow, VA.
Santino Rodriguez of Poland, OH.
Skylar Rogers of Gainsville, GA.
Matthew Sager of Marysville, PA.
Jadin Saville of Bovey, MN.
Hunter Schmick of Welumpka, AL.
Hannah Schuler of Saint Charles, IL.
Kali Sharp of Burlington, NJ.
Alyssa Smith of Riverdale, GA.
Samuel Smith of Jamesville, NY.
Raymond Sollis of Marietta, GA.
Gabriel Sorensen of Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Abigayle Thompson of Fort Mitchell, AL.
Mya Thompson of Fort Mitchell, AL.
Alina Valencia of Odenton, MD.
Oakley Vallery of Hallsville, TX.
Elizabeth Wagner of Fort Bliss, TX.
Xander Walker of Mayfield Heights, OH.

Merit Scholarships were awarded to 118 Army family member students:

Cyd Collazo of Fort Bragg, NC.
Alicia Hottel of Lancaster, OH.
Valerie Wallis of Vincenza, Italy.
J’Niya Adams of Fayetteville, NC.
Lexi Allen of University Place, WA.
Kevin Arellano of Belton, TX.
Joseph Austin of Washington, PA.
Miriam Bonney of LaPlata, MD
Natasha Cowling of Fredericksburg, VA.
Ashlyn Christy of Vianna WV.
Jenesis Cochrane of Coconut Creek, FL.
Andre Craig of Woodmere Village, OH.
Jason Dine of Fort Benning, GA.
Brayden Hall of Franklin, OH.
Trinity Knabe of Denton, TX.
Donaven Lee of Ypsilanti, MI.
Maycie Madsen of Richfield, UT.
Elizabeth Maier of Heyworth, IL.
Jordan McKey of Indianapolis, IN.
Lucy Mentrak of Canton, OH.
Kinsey Overdeer of Clarksville, TN.
Rachel Pyun of Lacey, WA.
Wanjiru Randolph of Killeen, TX.
Joel Rayburn of Edmond, OK.
Amelia Rieper of Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Valerie Rodriguez of Junction City, KS.
Faith Taylor of Winnsboro, LA.
Alecia Tenneyson of Clarksville, TN.
Tori Vestal of Louisville, KY.
Michael Volkert, Jr. of Colorado Springs, CO.
Alexis Waring of Columbia, SC.
Jade Williams of Floresville, TX.
Eric Wooten of Highland Falls, NY.
Lyla Baker of Chocktaw, OK.
Elizabeth Bendall of North Garden, VA
Jacob Brushingham of Denton, TX.
Katrina Churchill of Pinehurst, NC.
Kira Griffin of Harlan, IA.
Gabriel Guevarra of Fayetteville, NC.
Rebecca Ingle of Americus, GA.
Alexander Jenkins of Glencoe, OK.
Amaya John of Pembroke Pines, FL.
Brayden Johnson of Lawton, OK.
Joseph Johnson of St Louis, MO.
Emma Johnson of Bay Minette, AL.
Edward Kimmel of Woosboro, TX.
Necia Knoedler of Colorado Springs, CO.
Edward Konnecker of Chalmette, LA.
Mercedes Lauderman of Meadville, PA.
Rachel Leabch of Saint Cloud, MN.
Justin Lee of Fort Huachuca, AZ.
Meghan Leonard of Staten Island, NY.
Jaden Lewis of Stafford, VA.
L’Garion Louisville of Terry, MS.
Charles Lutz of Greenbrier, AR
Natalie Mangen of Bowie, MD.
Morgan Marckres of Grand Isle, VT.
Kelly McSherry of Shelton, CT.
Kristine Meyer of Florence, TX.
Meadow Mikrut of Hereford, AZ.
Caleb Miller of Mohrsville, PA.
Elisa Morgan of Sackets Harbor, NY.
Shenandoah Moulton of Fort Leonard Wood, MO.
Thor Newsome of Elizabethtown, KY.
Summer Nielsen of Warren, MI.
Isabel Ocegueda of Fort Knox, KY.
Christina Odar of Boca Raton, FL.
Noah Osmanski of Cumberland, RI.
Andrew Pan of Olympia, WA.
Jurnee Pea of Hurst, TX.
Aiden Phillips of Pearland, TX.
Courtney Roberts of Alexandria, AL.
Ansalma Rodriguez of San Antonio, TX.
Callie Rodriguez of Taylor, TX.
Devon Rogers of Elizabethtown, KY.
Cody Rushing of Peachtree City, GA.
Ariana Shaw of Castroville, TX.
Mallory Shelton of Fayetteville, NC.
Madison Shook of Columbus, OH.
Kaelyn Simnitt of Kansas City, MO.
Hunter Simmons of Richwood, TX.
Olivia Sinciline of Pittsburgh, PA.
Jack Smith of Lanexa, VA.
Ayden Spriggs of North Lewisburg, OH.
Caroline Stark of Kimberly, AL.
Tatum Stennett of Allison Park, PA.
Joscelin Stewart-Hughes of Paw Paw, MI.
Alex Storey of Cedarville, MI.
Sarah Stutz of Niskayuna, NY.
Isabella Taylor of Izmir, Turkey
Cole Taylor of Broken Arrow, OK.
D’Shawn Thomas of Raeford, NC.
Preslie Tingler of Round Rock, TX.
Jackson Tolbert of Piedmont, AL.
Logan Tull of Seymour, TN.
Marcellia Tyler of Jacksonville, NC.
Gabriel Vargas of Schertz, TX.
Benjamin Waggoner of Troy, MO.
Lily Warren of Beavercreek, OH.
Joshwa Washington of Columbia, SC.
Amari Waterman of Fort Mitchell, AL.
Molly Weame of Buffalo, NY.
Jordan Werner of Rogers, TX.
Morgan Werner of Rock Hill, SC.
Brandon Wieboldt of Oceanside, CA.
Eric Wieboldt of Oceanside, CA.
Thomas Wiler of Dacono, CO.
Gabrielle Williams of Brunswick, MD.
Klani Williamson of Atlanta GA.
Lydia Wokal of Strongville, OH.
Cameron Woodard of Edmund, OK.
Hannah Worstell of Fort Campbell, KY.
Shawn Worstell of Fort Campbell, KY.
Brooke Yencha of Hampton, NJ.
Nicholas Yerace of Big Sur, CA.

The Army Scholarship Foundation was founded in 2001 by concerned Army veterans who desired to continue their service to the Nation and to support and assist families of Army soldiers.  The Army Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to deserving sons and daughters of US Army soldiers and Army veterans, as well as to spouses of serving active duty enlisted soldiers.

The Foundation is operated by an all-volunteer staff, with overhead costs of less than 5%.  The Foundation is sustained by the generous donations of its supporters.  Tax deductible donations can be sent to the Army Scholarship Foundation, 1700 Preston Road, Suite 660-301, Dallas, Texas 75230 or online on the donation page.

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