TThe Chapter Scholarship Committee met on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in the Retiree Activities Office conference room on Barksdale AFB, LA. Twenty two academic scholarship applications were evaluated along with six leadership scholarship applications. Academic scholarships were awarded to eighteen academic applicants along with four leadership scholarship applicants. The following recipients were selected by the committee:

  Name                                                      School                                                                    Award               Sponsor
 Elizabeth Burgess
 Byrd HS, LA
 $2,000
 Anita Blaufuss Memorial
 Meredith Burke
 Hockaday School, TX
 $2,000
 dePyssler Academic Excellence
 Anthony Visciotti
 Parkway HS, LA
 $2,000
 Collier Academic Excellence
 Joshua Caskey
 Benton HS, LA
 $2,000
 Maj. John Bray Memorial
 Logan Caskey
 Benton HS, LA
 $1,000
 LTC Van Epps Memorial
 Kyle Dockendorf
 Caddo Magnet HS, LA
 $2,000
 Col. Hunter Hackney Memorial
 Megan Hutchinson
 Nacogdoches, TX
 $2,000
 Patricia Miramon Academic
 Caroline Blackman
 Highland Park, TX
 $2,000
 Lt Col Lees Broome Memorial
 Austin Bowen
 Benton HS, LA
 $1,000
 Col. Bill Spradlin Academic
 Sarah Cook
 Oak Mount HS, AL
 $1,000
 Mrs. D. Spriggs Memorial
 Harley Campbell
 Benton HS, LA
 $1,000
 LTC Ed Debusk Memorial
 Ricardo Auerbach
 Haughton HS, LA
 $1,000
 CMS Jimmie Blackmon Memorial
 Sarah Wagner
 Loyola Prep, LA
 $1,000
 Mary Ann Nelson Memorial
 Anna Grady
 Indian Springs HS, AL
 $1,000
 Chapter Academic
 Jack Griffin
 Airline HS, LA
 $1,000
 Chapter Academic
 Annalisa Hardin
 Avaino, Italy
 $1,000
 Chapter Academic
 Robert Latour
 Caddo Magnet, LA
 $1,000
 Chapter Academic
 Augustus Matthews
 Colleyville, TX
 $1,000
 Chapter Academic
 Matthew Slaney
 Blue Valley West, KS
 $1,000
 Chapter Academic
 Louis Stipe
 Ascension HS, LA
 $1,000
 Chapter Academic
 Darrien Bandhu
 Parkway HS, LA
 $1,000
 Chapter Leadership
 Matthew Pourteau
 Parkway HS, LA
 $1,000
 Chapter Leadership

 
Total Scholarships – 22 – total value = $30,000

The average ACT score of academic scholarship recipients is 29.7 while their average GPA is 3.74 on a 4.0 scale. All recipients have been invited to the Chapter’s Scholarship Awards dinner on June 13, 2015 at the Barksdale Club, Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, LA.