Winner Announced for the Charter College Veteran’s Day Photo Contest

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Honoring her husband and his grandfather, Mairym Roman-Rosa wins Charter College’s Veteran’s Day Contest.

Contest winner Mairym Roman-Rosa honored her husband and his grandfather in the Charter College’s Veteran’s Day Contest

We do all we can to make Charter College a welcoming environment to veterans, active duty service members and their families.

The Charter College Veteran’s Day Contest asked, “Which active duty service member or veteran inspires you most?” In answer to that question, Mairym Roman-Rosa chose two heroes. She honored her husband, who is entering his 16th year of military service as a soldier and her husband’s grandfather, who is a veteran of the Korean War. In voting conducted through the Charter College Page on Facebook, Roman-Rosa was declared the winner and received the first place prize of an iPad.

With more than 50 submissions, the Charter College Veteran’s Day Contest was a huge success and a wonderful tribute to the men and women who sacrifice so much for their country and its citizens. Inspirational photos from students, alumni and staff of Charter College were submitted through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and votes were cast through the Charter College Page on Facebook. The military branches of the Air Force, Army, National Guard, Navy and Marines were all well-represented and honored.

“The Charter College community is very proud of the men and women who serve and this photo contest was a small way to bring attention to their great sacrifice,” said Brandi Anderson, Charter College Director of Marketing & Community Outreach.

Anderson added that the commitment of Charter College to veterans and active service members extends far beyond Veteran’s Day.

“We do all we can to make Charter College a welcoming environment to veterans, active duty service members and their families,” said Anderson. “We even have many veterans who work at Charter College as instructors, and our entire staff is trained to give service members the assistance and respect they deserve.”

Votes were also tabulated to determine winners for each campus. The winners of a $100 gift card were:

  •     Meleanna S., honoring JD B. — Anchorage Campus
  •     Angelica P., honoring Victor B. — Bellingham Campus
  •     Kate S., honoring Slade S. — Canyon Country Campus
  •     Mirandalynn E., honoring Chad S. — Fife Campus
  •     Alnetter M., honoring Jamal S. — Lancaster Campus
  •     Angelo M., honoring Frank J. Jr — Long Beach Campus
  •     Crystal C., honoring Stephen C. — Lynnwood Campus
  •     Desiree A., honoring Ernie — Oxnard Campus
  •     Lexi O., honoring Michel O. — Pasco Campus
  •     Emima B., honoring James B. — Vancouver Campus
  •     Georgiann A., honoring George W. — Online

All submissions can still be viewed on the Charter College Page on Facebook.

Charter College offers career-focused education in the fields of health care, business, law, criminal justice, information technology, and some trade careers. The school has campuses throughout California, Alaska, and Washington State. If you would like to learn more about the programs offered at Charter College, please call 888-200-9942.

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