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Scholarship Awardees 2021

The CW4 (Ret) John and Mrs. Jean Allnatt Memorial Scholarship Winners

Aspen G. Roberts

The granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. Aspen plans to attend Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. She is planning on majoring in statistics.

Fernando R. Avila

The son of CW5 (Ret) Fernando Avila Gonzalez. Fernando plans to attend Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. He is planning on majoring in aerospace and occupational safety.

The Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship Winners

McKade Roberts

The grandson of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. McKade is enrolled at Utah State University, Logan, UT, majoring in Biological Engineering.

Izabella (Bella) M. Pitaniello

The daughter of CW2 Brian Pitaniello. Izabella is enrolled at Emerson College, Boston, MA, majoring in Media Arts Production.

The Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) Scholarship

Sonia Chacon

The granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Stephen Nicas. Sonia will attend University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, CA, majoring in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.

The CW4 (Ret) Don Hess
Book Scholarship

Madison Leiva

The daughter of CW3 Jennifer Hoover. Madison will attend Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, majoring in Nursing.

The USAWOASF Scholarship Winners

Alyssa Storm

The daughter of CW4 Henry Storm. Alyssa will attend Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, majoring in Neuroscience on the Pre-Med Track.

McKade Roberts

The daughter of CW4 Susan Bower. Erin will be attending Yale University, New Haven, CT, majoring in Global Affairs.

Scholarship Awardees 2020

The USAWOASF Scholarship

Alyssa Storm

The granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. Denali plans to attend Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. She is majoring in preoptometry.

The CW4 (Ret) John and Mrs. Jean Allnatt Memorial Scholarship

Fernando R. Avila

The son of CW5 (Ret) Fernando Avila Gonzalez. Fernando plans to attend Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. He is planning on majoring in aerospace and occupational safety.

The Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship

Caden J. Wright

The grandson of CW5 (Ret) Philip Tackett. Caden plans to attend Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He is majoring in finance and financial planning.

The Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship

Aspen G. Roberts

The granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. Aspen plans to attend Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. She is planning on majoring in statistics.

The Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) Scholarship

Kyle W. Clemons

The son of CW2 Jay Clemons. Kyle plans to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. He is planning on majoring in finance and financial planning.

The BG (Ret) Charles R. “Ron” Adams Memorial Scholarship

Ava L. Oberle

The granddaughter of CW5 (Ret) Thomas Brandt. Ava plans to attend Denison University in Grantville, OH. She is planning on majoring in biology (pre-medicine track).

The USAWOA Scholarship



Jordan M. Krivonyak

The granddaughter of CW4 Wade Wolflingbarger. Jordan plans to attend West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. She is planning on majoring in biology.

The USAWOA Scholarship



Emily E. Gardner

The granddaughter of CW5 (Ret) Bruce Gardner. Emily plans to attend Arizona State University in Mesa, AZ. She is planning on majoring in aeronautical management technology (air transportation management).

Scholarship Awardees 2019

CW4 (Ret) John and Mrs. Jean Allnatt Memorial Scholarship

Aspen G. Roberts

The granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. Aspen plans to attend Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. She is planning on majoring in psychology.

CW4 (Ret) John and Mrs. Jean Allnatt Memorial Scholarship

McKade S. Roberts

The grandson of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. McKade plans to attend Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. He is planning on majoring in biological engineering.

Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship

Denali K. Roberts

The granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. Denali plans to attend Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. She is planning on majoring in exercise science and preoptometry.

Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship

Cera N. Norris

The daughter of CW4 (Ret) Stephanie Norris. Cera plans to attend American University in Washington, DC. She is planning on majoring in statistics and secondary education.

USAWOA Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) Scholarship

Joseph D. Giusto, Jr.

The son of CW5 Joseph D. Giusto, Sr. Joseph plans to attend the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. He is planning on majoring in exercise and sports science.

BG (Ret) Charles R. “Ron” Adams Memorial Scholarship

Colton R. Piri

The son of CW3 Andrew C. Piri. Colton plans to attend Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX. He is planning on majoring in biology.

USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Sara E. Naval

The granddaughter of CW5 (Ret) Gordon E. Bonham. Sara plans to attend Erskine College in Due West, SC.

USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Kyle W. Clemons

The son of CW2 Jay Clemons. Kyle plans to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. He is planning on majoring in finance and financial planning.

USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Dean V. Hinsley

The son of CW2 Robert Hinsley. Gabriel plans to attend North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. He is planning on majoring in international relations.

USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Tyler P. Holston

The son of CW4 Christopher Scott. Tyler plans to attend the University of California in San Diego, CA. He is planning on majoring in computer science and computer engineering.

USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Gabrielle E. Hardison

The daughter of CW4 Blake Hardison. Allison plans to attend Murray State University in Murray, KY. She is planning on majoring in biology and pre-medicine.

USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Matthew D. Buell

The son of CW4 Milton D. Buell. Matthew plans to attend Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. He is planning on majoring in kinesiology and human movement sciences.

USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Avia E. Rettman

The daughter of CW5 Nichole S. Rettman. Avia plans to attend Edinboro University in Edinboro, PA. She is planning on majoring in computer animation and creative writing.

USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Indira M. Brown

The granddaughter of CW3 (Ret) Dale G. Ausborn. Indira plans to attend Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. She is planning on majoring in mathematics.

Scholarship Awardees 2018

The RAO Freedom Scholarship


Joseph Daniel Giusto, Jr.

The son of CW5 Joseph D. Giusto, Sr. Joseph plans to attend the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. He is planning on majoring in exercise and sports science.

The Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship

Jessia Marie Avila

The daughter of CW5 Fernando Avila Gonzalez. Jessia plans to attend McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She is planning on majoring in education, concentrating on mathematics in secondary education and international studies.

The Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship

Sarah Catherine Hamm

The daughter of CW4 Joseph John Hamm. Sarah plans to attend the University of Texas in San Antonio, TX. She is planning on majoring in psychology.

The USAWOA Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) Scholarship

Aspen Gail Roberts

The granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. Aspen plans to attend Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. She is planning on majoring in psychology.

The USAWOA Allnatt Memorial Scholarship


Erica Anne Benoit

The daughter of CW4 Cheryl Benoit. Erica plans to attend the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. She is planning on pursuing a master’s degree in environmental studies.

The USAWOA Allnatt Memorial Scholarship


Anthony Santino Nistico

The son of CW5 Anthony C. Nistico. Anthony plans to attend Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. He is planning on majoring in physics.

The Grantham University Full-ride 4-year Online Scholarship

Grazia Polzer

The stepdaughter of CW5 Joachim Consiglio. She will be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in health care management.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship Awardees

Raymond M. Gilland

Raymond plans to attend the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, CO. He is planning on majoring in mechanical engineering.

Kyle Wilson Clemons

The son of CW2 Jay Clemons. Kyle plans to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. He is planning on majoring in finance.

Dominic A. Farole

The son of CW2 Scott A. Farole. Dominic plans to attend Misericordia University in Dallas, PA. He is planning on majoring in physical therapy.

Kyana Gayden

The daughter of CW5 Sherri Gayden. Kyana plans to attend the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX. She is planning on majoring in international business and accounting.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship Awardees

Allison Grace Glover

The daughter of WO1 Terry Glover. Allison plans to attend the University of Tennessee in Martin, TN. She is planning on majoring in pre-veterinary medicine.

Sara K. Hemminger

The daughter of CW3 (Ret) Philip Hemminger. Sara plans to attend the Massachusetts Academy in Worcester, MA. She is planning on majoring in marine transportation.

Chloe Rose Hoover

The daughter of CW4 Brian Hoover. Chloe plans to attend Washington State University in Pullman, WA. She is planning on majoring in pre-veterinary medicine.

Camille Renee Pereira

The daughter of CW3 Elizabeth Perez. Camille plans to attend Nova Southeastern University at Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is planning on majoring in exercise science.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship Awardees

Allan Douglass Piri

The son of CW3 Andrew C. Piri. Allan plans to attend West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX. He is planning on majoring in pre-physical therapy.

Colton Ryan Piri

The son of CW3 Andrew C. Piri. Colton plans to attend Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX. He is planning on majoring in pre-physical therapy.

Sarah Russell Searcy

The granddaughter of CW5 (Ret) Ernest W. Searcy. Sarah plans to attend Pitt Community College in Greenville, NC. She is planning on majoring in nursing.

Scholarship Awardees 2017

The RAO
Freedom
Scholarship

Melisa Josephine Nistico

The daughter of CW5 Anthony C. Nistico. Melisa plans to attend Kansas State University. She is planning on majoring in animal science and industry with a pre-veterinarian option.

The USAWOA
Allnatt
Memorial
Scholarship

Madison Emily Stith

The daughter of CW4 (Ret) Richard C. Stith. Madison plans to attend the Richard Bland College of William and Mary in South Prince George, VA. She is planning on majoring in pre-nursing.

The USAWOA
Allnatt
Memorial
Scholarship

Allen Douglass Piri

The son of CW3 Andrew C. Piri. Allen plans to attend West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX. He is planning on majoring in pre-physical therapy.

The USAWOA Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) Scholarship

Joseph Daniel Giusto Jr.

The son of CW5 Joseph D. Giusto Sr. Joe plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC. He is planning on majoring in exercise and sports science.

The Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship

Fabiola Ester Lujan

The daughter of CW3 Juan Lujan. Fabiola plans to attend New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM. She is planning on majoring in criminal justice.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Sarah Russell Searcy

The granddaughter of CW5 (Ret) Ernest W. Searcy. Sarah plans to attend East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. She is planning on majoring in nursing.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Kyana Gayden

The daughter of CW5 Sherri Gayden. Kyana plans to attend the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX. She is planning on majoring in international business.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Caitlin Marie Rush

The daughter of CW3 (Ret) Michael J. Rush. Caitlin plans to attend the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. She is planning on majoring in international studies and Spanish.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Britney Nicole Rush

The daughter of CW3 (Ret) Michael J. Rush. Britney plans to attend the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK. She is planning on majoring in forensic science and criminal justice.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Victoria Marie Buess

The daughter of CW4 James Buess. Victoria plans to attend the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. She is planning on majoring in biology.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Sierra Ann Dickerson

The granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Clay Kelly. Sierra is transferring to Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. She is planning on majoring in communications and public relations.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Christopher James Robison

The son of CW3 (Ret) John Robison. Christopher plans to attend Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. He is planning on majoring in political science and pre-law.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Gabrielle Elsie Hardison

The daughter of CW4 Blake Hardison. Gabrielle plans to attend Murray State University in Murray, KY. She is planning on majoring in chemistry and pre-medicine.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Stevie Lynne Josey

The daughter of CW3 Stephen Josey. Stevie plans to attend the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. She is planning on majoring in health and exercise science/pre-physical therapy

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Julie Lee Pascoe

The daughter of CW5 Jackie Pascoe. Julie plans to attend Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She is planning on majoring in violence and injury prevention.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Timberlee Nicole Howell

The daughter of CW4 Dwayne Howell. Timberlee plans to attend McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA. She is planning on majoring in pre-veterinary sciences and animal science.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Kyle Wilson Clemons

The son of WO1 Jay Clemons. Kyle plans to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. He is planning on majoring in finance.

Scholarship Awardees 2016

The RAO
Freedom
Scholarship

Tristan Deloss Buell

Son of CW4 Milton Buell. Tristan plans to attend Louisiana State University, in Baton Rouge, LA. He is planning on majoring in Criminology.

The Above-the-Best
Chapter
Scholarship

Olivia Marie Miller

Daughter of CW5 Leonard Miller. Olivia plans to attend the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. She is planning on majoring in Pre-physical Therapy and Human Health Physiology.

The Jack B. Sacks Foundation Scholarship

Charlyn Nicole Moss

Daughter of CW5 Charles Moss. Charlyn will be attending Washington University in Saint Louis, MO. She is planning on majoring in Finance.

The Grantham University 4-Year Online Scholarship

Ms Charity Lee Dunwoody

Spouse of CW3 Mark Dunwoody. She will be pursuing a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing at Grantham University, while raising her two boys and taking care of her family.

The USAWOA
Allnatt
Memorial
Scholarship

Allen Douglass Piri

Son of CW2 Andrew Piri. Allen plans to attend West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. He is planning on majoring in Engineering.

The USAWOA
Allnatt
Memorial
Scholarship

Siobhan Erin O’Donnell

Daughter of CW4 (Ret) Terrance O’Donnell. Siobhan plans to attend the University of the Incarnate Word, in San Antonio, TX, majoring in Kinesiology.

The USAWOA Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) Scholarship

McKade Stephen Roberts

Grandson of CW4 (Ret) Lloyd Christensen. McKade plans to attend Utah State University in Logan, UT. He is planning on majoring in Pre-Medicine.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Megan Sian Stith

Daughter of CW4 (Ret) Richard Stith. Megan plans to attend Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is majoring in International Politics and Conflict Studies.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Sarah Anne Simons

Daughter of CW3 Michael Simons. Sarah is attending Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, MD. She is majoring in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Jeffery Daniel Burke

Son of CW4 Jeffery D. Burke. Jeffery plans to attend the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. He is planning on majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Vallerie Rhiannon-Mabel Jimenez

Daughter of CW2 (P) Jason Callahan. Vallerie plans to attend Olivet Nazarene University, in Bourbonnais, IL, majoring in Biology with an emphasis on Pre-Med.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Erica Anne Benoit

Daughter of CW4 (Ret) Cheryl Benoit. Erica is attending Hendrix College, in Conway, AR. She is double majoring in Environmental Science and Spanish.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Sherice Gayden

Daughter of CW5 Sherri Gayden. She is planning on attending Texas A&M in Killeen, TX. Sherice is currently planning on majoring in Psychology.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Abigail Riley Kastner

Granddaughter of CW4 (Ret) Paul Kastner. Abigail will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Eau Claire, WI. Her planned major will be Biochemistry.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Mathew Thomas Cruz

Son of CW3 Helen Nunez. Mathew is attending San Diego State University in San Diego, CA, and majoring in Business Administration/Marketing.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Britney Nicole Rush

Daughter of CW3 Mike Rush, will be continuing at University of Center Oklahoma in Edmond, OK. Her major is Forensic Science and Criminal Justice.

The USAWOA Foundation Scholarship

Victoria Katherine Gately

Daughter of CW2 (Ret) Herbert Gately. Victoria is planning on majoring in Engineering at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, MA.

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