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ROTC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2020-2021

Cadet Lynette M. Medina, Air Force ROTC, Fayetteville State University was the winner of the Meinhardt Senior ROTC Scholarship valued at $2,000.00.

Three Arlie R. Smith Memorial Scholarship Awards valued at $1,500 each were awarded to:

Cadet Jesse T. Aasman, Army ROTC, Methodist University

Cadet Jeremiah L. Harlee, Army ROTC, Campbell University

Cadet Madrigal A. Sanchez, Army ROTC, University of North Carolina Pembroke

JROTC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Cadet Kylie M. Phorimavong, Army JROTC, Overhills High School, Spring Lake, NC was the winner of the Bill Dadek Memorial Scholarship Award valued at $2,000.00.

Two Cape Fear Chapter MOAA JROTC Scholarships valued at $1,500.00 each were awarded to:

Cadet Zamaya N. Marshall, Army JROTC, Clinton High School, Clinton, NC

Cadet Andrew C. Moreshead, Air Force JROTC, Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville, NC

05/08/21 10:00/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

JROTC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2019-2020

Cadet Javier Fuentes, Air Force JROTC, a senior at E.E. Smith High School, Fayetteville was the recipient of the 2020 Bill Dadek Memorial Scholarship ($2,200.00). Cadet Fuentes will continue his studies at East Carolina University in the Fall.

$1,700.00 Scholarships were awarded to the following JTOTC Cadets:

Cadet Maria F. Colon De La Cruz, Air Force JROTC, Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Jackson J. Rogers, Air Force JROTC, Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Frida Salas Caldera, Air Force JROTC, Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Colby Rainey, Army JROTC, Hoke County High School, Raeford

Cadet Larken C. Summerour, Army JROTC, Lumberton High School, Lumberton

Cadet Jessica Alvarez, Air Force JROTC, E.E. Smith High School, Fayetteville

Because of Covid-19 safety concerns, there were no public presentation of scholarships this year.

Aug 13, 20/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

HIGH SCHOOL JROTC LEADERSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2018-2019

The Cape Fear Chapter presented the MOAA Medal and Certificate to recognize JROTC cadets who demonstrated exceptional potential for military leadership; awards were presented on dates indicated. Congratulations to the following MOAA award recipients:

Cape Fear HS, Cadet Wesley Tomas, Navy JROTC, May 3

Clinton HS, Cadet Ruth Camacena, Army JROTC, Mar 15

Douglas Byrd HS, Cadet Adrian Ramirez, Army JROTC, May 3

E.E. Smith HS, Cadet Elijah Alford, Air Force JROTC, May 11

East Bladen HS, Cadet Hunter Clark, Army JROTC, May 8

Fairmont HS, Cadet Kaitlyn Hunt, Army JROTC, May 22

Gray’s Creek HS, Cadet Olivia Jones, Navy JROTC, April 30

Harnett Central HS, Cadet Joy Capra, Army JROTC, May 4

Hoke County HS, Cadet Addison Madrid, Army JROTC, May 7

Jack Britt HS, Cadet Kennedy Barnes, Army JROTC, Mar 8

Lakewood HS, Cadet Isabella Dolin, Army JROTC, May 23

Lumberton Senior HS, Cadet Kaley Fields, Army JROTC, May 9

Overhills HS, Cadet Joseph Barnes, Army JROTC, May 9

Pine Forest HS, Cadet Ariah Davenport, Air Force JROTC, April 10

Purnell Swett HS, Cadet Caleb Jacobs, Army JROTC, May 3

Red Springs HS, Cadet Cristina Cubas, Army JROTC, May 22

Saint Paul’s HS, Cadet Joshua Harlee, Army JROTC, April 13

Seventy First HS, Cadet Suryah Ethridge, Air Force JROTC, April 5

South Robeson HS, Cadet Jacob Strickland, Army JROTC, May 15

South View HS, Cadet Daniel Morrison, Army JROTC, April 13

Terry Sanford HS, Cadet Catherine Adam, Air Force JROTC, April 5

Triton HS, Cadet Emiley Obregon, Army JROTC, April 27

Union HS, Cadet Carlos Gutierrez, Army JROTC, May 4

West Bladen HS Cadet Jacob Young, Army JROTC, May 16

Western Harnett HS, Cadet Dante Kelley, Army JROTC, May 17

Westover HS, Cadet Vinajah Martin, Army JROTC, April 27

May 30, 19/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

SENIOR ROTC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2017-2018

LTC Williams, 3rd Vice President for ROTC Affairs presented scholarship certificates to Cadet Lindsey E. Pritchard, Methodist University and Cadet Lianora T. Areevong, Campbell University.

Cadet Pritchard (top) was the winner of the $2,000 Meinhardt Scholarship and was presented a certificate and a plaque. Cadet Areevong received a $1,500 scholarship and was presented a certificate.

Presentations took place at Fort Bragg on 6 November 2018 upon completion of FTX Trailblazer.

Nov 6, 18/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

SENIOR ROTC LEADERSHIP AWARDS

November 6, 2018

MOAA leadership medals and certificates for outstanding leadership were presented by LTC (Ret) Marty Williams, 3rd Vice President for ROTC Affairs, to four exemplary senior ROTC cadets. The four cadets were (left to right): Josh Alonzo, Fayetteville State University; James H. Browning, Campbell University; Cody A. Erickson, UNC Pembroke; and, Matthew G. Pemberton, Methodist University.

The presentation took place at a Fort Bragg training area at the conclusion of FTX Trailblazer which is an annual exercise in which the cadets learn and practice various soldiering skills. Approximately 193 cadets from the four schools represented by the awardees participated in the training exercise.

Nov 6, 18/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

JROTC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2017-2018

Cadet Zachary A. Hunter, Air Force JROTC, a senior at Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville was the recipient of the 2018 Bill Dadek Memorial Scholarship. The Dadek Scholarship is the Chapter’s top JROTC scholarship worth $2,000. It was presented by NC State Representative John Szoka, assisted by Maureen Dadek, and Chapter President Chavez. Cadet Hunter will continue his studies at the Citadel in the fall.

$1,500 Scholarships were presented to the following JROTC cadets:

Cadet Ariel M. Allbrooks, Army JROTC, Lumberton High School, Lumberton

Cadet William L. Harris, Air Force JROTC, Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Andrea E. Little, Air Force JROTC, E. E. Smith High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Jeshaiah Y. Moore, Army JROTC, Lumberton High School, Lumberton

Cadet Natalia J. Morales, Air Force JROTC, Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Glenda V. Torres, Army JROTC, Clinton High School, Clinton

May 26, 18/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

HIGH SCHOOL JROTC LEADERSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2017-2018

The Cape Fear Chapter presented the MOAA Medal and Certificate to recognize JROTC cadets who demonstrated exceptional potential for military leadership; awards were presented on dates indicated. Congratulations to the following MOAA award recipients:

Cadet Thomas Hernandez, Clinton City High School Army JROTC, 23 February

Cadet Clark Hunter, East Bladen High School Army JROTC, 11 April

Cadet Aidan Hay, Douglas Byrd High School Army JROTC, 13 April

Cadet Jason Riley, Jack Britt High School Army JROTC, 20 April

Cadet Jeremiah Harlee, St. Pauls High School Army JROTC, 21 April

Cadet Abigail Woodham, Pine Forest High School Air Force JROTC, 25 April

Cadet Masaada Sampson, Cape Fear High School Navy JROTC, 27 April

Cadet Logan Locklear, Purnell Swett High School Army JROTC, 27 April

Cadet Adrian Campos, Western Harnett High School Army JROTC, 27 April

Cadet Antonie Munn, South View High School Army JROTC, 28 April

Cadet Helen Jarquin, Union High School Army JROTC, 28 April

Cadet Michael D. Marbut, Triton High School Army JROTC, 28 April

Cadet Robert Nunnery, Gray’s Creek High School Navy JROTC, 1 May

Cadet Bianca Lorenzo, Terry Sanford High School Air Force JROTC, 4 May

Cadet Julian Deickmanm, Hoke High School Army JROTC, 8 May

Cadet Kieara Porter, West Bladen High School Army JROTC, 8 May

Cadet Christian Clark, Lumberton High School Army JROTC, 10 May

Cadet Robert Elbert, Overhills High School Army JROTC, 10 May

Cadet Brandon Lancaster, E.E. Smith High School Air Force JROTC, 11 May

Cadet Joshua Robinson, Seventy First High Schoo Air Force JROTC, 18 May

Cadet Maria Resendiz, Harnett Central High School Army JROTC, 19 May

Cadet Jakeisha Jackson, Fairmont High School Army JROTC, 22 May

Cadet Chkylle Boado, Westover High School Army JROTC, 23 May

May 26, 18/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

SENIOR ROTC LEADERSHIP AWARDS

October 1, 2017

MOAA Medals for leadership were presented by LTC (Ret) Marty Williams, 3rd Vice President for ROTC Affairs, to the four outstanding SROTC cadets. They are from left to right: Karen Shoaf, Campbell University; Earnest Barnie, FSU; Scott Khimani, Methodist University; and, Austin Jenkins, UNCP. Each cadet also received a $100.00 stipend from the chapter. Congratulations to all of them!

The presentation took place at a Fort Bragg training area at the conclusion of FTX Trailblazer which is an annual exercise in which the cadets learn and practice various soldiering skills. Approximately 100 cadets from the four schools represented by our awardees participated in this important training. There were number of other awards presented by the cadet leadership to their peers as well as awards from the Army ROTC cadre. Morale was high and everyone seemed to enjoy the program.

Oct 6, 17/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

NEW JROTC SENIOR ARMY INSTRUCTOR AT JACK BRITT HS

We welcome COL (Ret) Jim Wanovich, US Army as the new Senior Army ROTC Instructor at Jack Britt High School, Fayetteville effective the 2017-2018 school year.

COL Wanovich is a native of Pittsburgh, PA and a 1991 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He has served in conventional and special operations units throughout the Army and commanded units through the battalion level. COL Wanovich culminated his 26 year career serving with the Joint Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg.

Sep 22, 17/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

HIGH SCHOOL JROTC LEADERSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2016-2017

The Cape Fear Chapter presented the MOAA Medal and Certificate to recognize JROTC cadets who demonstrated exceptional potential for military leadership; awards were presented on dates indicated. Congratulations to the following MOAA award recipients:

Cadet Kendre Perez, Jack Britt High School Army JROTC, March 24

Cadet Carly Inman, South View High School Army JROTC, March 31

Cadet Keylen Canedo, Douglas Byrd High School Army JROTC, April 21

Cadet Denzel Burney, East Bladen High School Army JROTC, April 26

Cadet Elizabeth Locklear, Triton High School Army JROTC, April 28

Cadet Sharnice Belser, Union High School Army JROTC, April 29

Cadet Isaiah Harlee, St. Pauls High School Army JROTC, April 29

Cadet Mason Poole, Gray’s Creek High School Navy JROTC, May 2

Cadet Emily Fann, Terry Sanford High School Air Force JROTC, May 5

Cadet Brandon Jones, Cape Fear High School Navy JROTC, May 5

Cadet Jerry Pressley, Hoke High School Army JROTC, May 9

Cadet Melanny Zunun, West Bladen High School Army JROTC, May 9

Cadet Nicholas Gomez-Santiago, Western Harnett High School Army JROTC, May 11

Cadet Dylan Nelson, Overhills High School Army JROTC, May 11

Cadet Jeshaiah Moore, Lumberton High School Army JROTC, May 11

Cadet Andrea Little, E.E. Smith High School Air Force JROTC, May 12

Cadet Adrian Rangel, Westover High School Army JROTC, May 17

Cadet Nicholaus Amos, Seventy First High School Air Force JROTC, May 19

Cadet Michaela McPhail, Lakewood High School Army JROTC, May 19

Cadet Ashley Resendiz, Harnett Central High School Army JROTC, May 20

Cadet Jeissi Vasquez, Clinton City High School Army JROTC May, 24

Cadet Benjamin Bouriaque, Pine Forest High School Air Force JROTC, May 30

Jun 1, 17/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

JROTC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2016-2017

Cadet Samantha McCartney, Air Force JROTC, a senior at Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville was the recipient of the 2017 Bill Dadek Memorial Scholarship. The Dadek Scholarship is the Chapter’s top JROTC scholarship worth $1,500. It was presented by Mayor Nat Robertson, assisted by Maureen Dadek, and Chapter President Chavez. Cadet McCartney will continue her studies at Appalachian State University in the fall.

$1,000 Scholarships were presented to the following JROTC cadets:

Cadet Noah Bagby, Army JROTC, Harnett Central High School, Angier

Cadet Sharnice Belser, Army JROTC, Union High School, Rose Hill

Cadet Logan Dublin, Army JROTC, Hoke County High School, Raeford

Cadet Austin McWherter, Navy JROTC, Cape Fear High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Tristen Orr, Air Force JROTC, E.E. Smith High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Rhiannon Potwin, Army JROTC, Jack Britt High School, Fayetteville

Cadet Krishawn Royal, Army JROTC, Hoke County High School, Raeford

Cadet Noah Scott, Army JROTC, Westover Hight School, Fayetteville

May 27, 17/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

NEW JROTC SENIOR ARMY INSTRUCTOR AT CLINTON HS

We welcome LTC (Ret) Jon S. Pendell, US Army as the new Senior Army ROTC Instructor at Clinton High School effective the 2016-2017 school year. Colonel Pendell recently retired at Fort Bragg after 26 years of active military service. He lives in Fayetteville with his wife Spring, and son Samuel. Colonel Pendell joined the chapter and he looks forward to the association. We wish him the best of success in his new post.

May 5, 17/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

NEW JROTC SENIOR AEROSPACE SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR AT TSHS

We welcome Captain (Ret) Timothy K. Peedin, US Air Force, as the new Senior Aerospace Science Instructor at Terry Sanford High School in Fayetteville effective the 2016-2017 school year. He lives in Sanford with his wife Melanie; they have two daughters, Kayla and Shaianne. Captain Peedin joined the chapter and he looks forward to the association. We wish him the best of success in his new job.

Jan 26, 17/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

NEW COMMANDER AND PAS AT FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY

The Cape Fear Chapter, MOAA welcomes Lt Col Jay D. Miller, USAF, as the new Commander of the AFROTC Detachment 607th. Lt Col Miller will also serve as the Professor of Aerospace Studies at Fayetteville State University. He replaces Lt Col Heber “Bull” Toro who was reassigned.

Lt Col Miller’s most recent assignment was as the 512th Airlift Control Flight Commander, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. He with his wife and their four children will reside in Fayetteville.

Oct 22, 16/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

NEW BATTALION COMMANDER AND PMS AT CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY

The Cape Fear Chapter, MOAA welcomes LTC Eric N. Durrant, as the new Commander of the Campbell Battalion, 4th Brigade, US Army Cadet Command. LTC Durrant will also serve as the Army Professor of Military Science at Campbell University. He replaces LTC Brian Scott who was reassigned as Executive Officer, 4th Brigade, US Army Cadet Command at Fort Bragg.

LTC Durrant’s most recent assignment was as S3, 18th Field Artillery Brigade at Fort Bragg. He resides with his wife and their four children in Carolina Lakes.

Aug 27, 16/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/

ROTC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

School Year 2015-2016

The second annual Meinhardt Scholarship was presented to Cadet Joshua L. Freeman, Army ROTC, Methodist University. The Meinhardt Scholarship is the Chapter’s top ROTC scholarship worth $1,500. The memorial scholarship is named in honor of the late COL (Ret) and Mrs. Harry P. Meinhardt.

$1,000 scholarships were awarded to the following ROTC Cadets:

Cadet Joey Musiol, Army ROTC, University of Georgia

Cadet Rebecca M. Mattias, Army ROTC, Methodist University

Cadet Zariana R. Mobley, Air Force ROTC, Fayetteville State University

Cadet Ivy S. Pope, Air Force ROTC, Fayetteville State University

Cadet St. Joseph V. Hall, Army ROTC, University of North Carolina Pembroke

Cadet Austin G. Jenkins, Army ROTC, University of North Carolina Pembroke

Cadet Patrick E. Woods, Army ROTC, University of North Carolina Pembroke

Nov 17, 16/ CFMOAA/ ROTC Scholarships and Awards/