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- - - A portion of the proceeds from the 150th Gettysburg Country Music Tribute - "Thunder in the Sky" will be donated to this great scholarship! - - - 

We are pleased to announce that Jason Altman of Gettysburg High School graduating class of 2013 has been chosen as the recipient of the 7th  annual Sergeant  Jonathan Eric McColley Scholarship of Honor Award.  Jason will be attending Penn State University, Mount Alto Campus and majoring in aerospace engineering.  He will be attending ROTC classes until he transfers to the Main Campus and enrolls in the Air Force ROTC.

Jason  will receive a monetary award of $ 2,000.00 as well as a  specially designed Scholarship of Honor Medal.

The prestigious Scholarship of Honor Award is named in honor of Sergeant  Eric McColley. Eric graduated from Gettysburg High School in 2000 and entered the United States Marine Corps. He had served over 5 years when  he , 7 other Marines and 2 Airmen were tragically killed in a helicopter accident off the coast of Africa while performing counter terrorism exercises.

With the help of the Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation and the generosity of the people of Gettysburg, the Sergeant Jonathan Eric McColley Scholarship of Honor Award was endowed in 2006. This prestigious award is presented each year to an exceptional Gettysburg High graduate who plans to continue in Eric’s footsteps by serving their Country and community. In this way, Eric’s memory and sacrifice to our Country will be remembered through the aspirations and actions of  each year’s recipient.

We congratulate Jason and wish him the very best in his future endeavors.


For information or further details please contact Stan Clark at 717-337-1728 or scmb@earthlink.net

 


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