Hope For The Warriors Announces Scholarship Recipients

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Four spouses of wounded or fallen service members are granted $5K each to pursue their education and support their family’s needs

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Hope For The Warriors® congratulates each spouse for their strength, courage and determination as they face their family’s challenges head on.

Hope For The Warriors® is proud to announce the recipients of their Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships for the Spring 2013 college semester. Each awardee is the spouse of a wounded or fallen service member. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit organization that assists combat wounded service members, their families, and families of the fallen.

The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial wellbeing of their families. For more information, contact Mirka Young, Scholarship Director, 910.546.1122 or myoung(at)hopeforthewarriors(dot)org.

Four scholarships of $5,000 each were granted to the following:

Joyce Lindsey, Troutdale, OR, spouse of Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Lindsey, ANG who was killed in action on September 9, 2006. Lindsey is the recipient of the Robin Kelleher/New Beginnings Scholarship. This year’s New Beginnings Scholarship was fully funded by Quantum Peak Consulting, Inc. in St. Petersburg, FL.

Shannah McClamrock, Statesville, NC, spouse of PFC James McClamrock, USA who was killed in action on September 7, 2010. McClamrock is the recipient of the Bonnie Amos Scholarship.

Leisl Morris, South Jordan, UT, souse of SFC Laine Morris, USA (Ret.). Morris is the recipient of the Karin Dickerson Scholarship. This scholarship was funded in part by employees of Siemens Government Technologies.

Carissa Tourtelot, Lake Forest, CA, spouse of Sgt. Benjamin Tourtelot, USMC (Ret.). Tourtelot is the recipient of the Shannon Maxwell Scholarship.

“Hope For The Warriors® congratulates each spouse for their strength, courage and determination as they face their family’s challenges head on,” Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President said. “We are proud to support their goals.”

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org), an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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