SMA Alumni Foundation
Leadership Scholarship

Truth • Duty • Honor

The SMAAF Leadership Scholarship is a perpetual $2,500 scholarship awarded annually to the Mary Baldwin University – Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWIL) cadet completing her junior year and entering her senior year who exhibits strong leadership qualities, high academic standards, is committed to completion of one of the military service Reserve Office Training Candidate (ROTC) programs, plans to commission is the U.S. Armed Forces upon graduation and who will best represent the SMA legacy and traditions. Beginning in 2008, this scholarship was modified to award two $1,000 scholarships each year. One is awarded to a rising senior and the other to a rising junior that meet the same criteria as above. The scholarship is endowed by SMA Alumni Foundation. Recipients of this scholarship are determined by VWIL in consultation with the SMA Alumni Foundation.
SMA ALUMNI FOUNDATION LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
RECIPIENTS
Iuliana Petre
1999
Army ROTC
Monica Choi
2000
Army ROTC
Amanda Bennett
2001
Air Force ROTC
Nicole Littlejohn
2002
Air Force ROTC
Mei-Ling To Fye
2003
Army ROTC
Patricia Nadeau
2004
Air Force ROTC
Julia Cochran
2005
Navy ROTC
Whitney Jorgensen
2006
Army ROTC
Christian Romeo
2007
Jasmine Bailey
2008
Summer Mason
2008
Carolyn Majchszak
2009
Army ROTC
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Sarah McFarland
2009
Ana Espinoza
2010
Jenna Ritchie
2010
Army ROTC
Jillian Stubbs
2011
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Christina Leyton
2011
Amanda Harrison
2012
Teri Crouch
2012
Pauline Langston
2013
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Alixabdria Reinhard
2013
Carolyn Gale
2014
Tatiana Western
2014
Kathryn Narvaez
2015
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Melissa Lovretich
2015
Gladys Ugarte
2016
Carla Cisneros
2016
Melissa Lovretich
2016
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Jazmin Rice
2016
Maddison Bowen
2016

Help Preserve the SMA Legacy

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The following additional scholarships have been established by an individual alumnus and/or groups of alumni to honor and help preserve the SMA name and legacy. These scholarships are either fully or sufficiently funded.
No additional contributions are being solicited.

Truth • Duty • Honor

Henry Scholarship Honoring SMA

The Henry Scholarship Honoring Staunton Military Academy is a perpetual $2,500 scholarship awarded annually to the Mary Baldwin College – Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWIL) cadet completing her junior year and entering her senior year who exhibits strong leadership qualities, high academic standards, is committed to completion of one of the ROTC programs, plans to commission is the U.S. Armed Forces upon graduation and who will best represent the SMA legacy and traditions. The scholarship is endowed by Hunter W. Henry, Jr., SMA ‘46. Recipients of this scholarship are determined by VWIL in consultation with the SMA Alumni Association officer designated as the administrator of the scholarship on behalf of Hunter W. Henry, Jr. See LINK for additional information.

Kristy M. Wheeler, VWIL ’01 Captain, USAF Reserves
BRONZE STAR

Captain Wheeler received the Bronze Star for her service in Iraq. For six months in 2006, Kristy Wheeler led agents in a combat zone at Baghdad International Airport, running complex informant operations. Her efforts allowed coalition members and combat equipment to move safely through mortar and rocket attacks. Wheeler was the cadet commander of the VWIL corps of cadets while in college at MBC and the first VWIL recipeint of the Henry Scholarship Honoring SMA.

HENRY SCHOLARSHIP HONORING SMA
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Kristy M. Wheeler
2001
Air Force ROTC
Rachel L. O’Connell 2002
Army ROTC
Stacey Berg
2003
Air Force ROTC
Sonia Loureiro
2004
Air Force ROTC
Megan Zeigert
2005
Air Force ROTC
Jennifer Wilde
2006
Air Force ROTC
Christina Moore
2007
Danielle Gardiner
2008

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Sarah Duffy
2009
Manuela Besler
2010
Army ROTC
Brittany Bullard
2011
Air Force ROTC
Tesla Goodrich
2012

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Anabel Montano
2013
Carolyn Denny
2014
Kaylyn Lonergan
2015
Mikayla Waters-Crittenton
2016

Henry SMA Legacy Scholarship

The Henry SMA Legacy Scholarship is a perpetual $2,500 scholarship awarded annually to the Mary Baldwin College – Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWIL) cadet completing her sophomore year and entering her junior year who exhibits strong leadership qualities, high academic standards, is committed to completion of one of the ROTC programs, plans to commission in the U.S. Armed Forces upon graduation and who will effectively represent the SMA legacy and traditions. The scholarship is endowed by Hunter W. Henry, Jr., SMA ‘46. Recipients of this scholarship are determined by VWIL in consultation with the SMA Alumni Association officer designated as the administrator of the scholarship on behalf of Hunter W. Henry, Jr.
See LINK for additional information.

HENRY SMA LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP
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Silvia C. Hooser
2002 Daughter of John Hooser, SMA ’73
Patricia Nadeau
2003
Air Force ROTC
Ashley Jackson
2004
Air Force ROTC
Valerie Martinez
2005
USMC ROTC
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Laken B. Hopkins
2006
Air Force ROTC
Janaire Jackson
2007
Jessica Tait
2008
Air Force ROTC
Jael Cooper
2009
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Kandi Vaughn
2010
Army ROTC
Amanda Harrison
2011
Army ROTC
Raven Jackson
2012
Air Force ROTC
Meagan Barron
2013
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Kaylyn Lonergan
2014
Brenda Echak
2014
Carolyn Gale & Ashley Petersen
2015
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Hailey Caton
2016
Monique McGough
2016

Alvin Arnall Scholarship

The Alvan Arnall Scholarship is sponsored by Mr. Alvin Arnall, a 1956 graduate of Staunton Military Academy, and established to honor that class. The $2,500 scholarship recipient is chosen by the VWIL administration and presented at the April SMA-VWIL Review during the association’s reunion.

ALVIN ARNALL SCHOLARSHIP
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Laura Dean
2006
Theresia Carrigan
2007

Don Reid Windley, SMA ’70, Truth-Duty-Honor Scholarship

The Don Reid Windley Truth-Duty-Honor Scholarship is sponsored by Mrs. Don Windley, widow of Don Windley, a 1970 graduate of Staunton Military Academy, and established to honor her husband and the SMA principles of Truth-Duty-Honor. The $1,000 scholarship recipient is chosen by the VWIL administration and presented at the April SMA-VWIL Review during the association’s reunion.

DON REID WINDLEY, SMA ’70,
TRUTH-DUTY-HONOR SCHOLARSHIP
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Kathryn Stephens
2009
Carolyn Majchszak
2010
Army ROTC
Katherine Hawald
2011
Luz Bruno
2012
Army ROTC
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Emily Sikorski
2013
Amanda Fadden
2014
Dominique Munn
2015
Jocabed Koomson
2016

Longyear Scholarship

The Longyear Scholarship is sponsored by Mr. Barry Longyear, a 1960 graduate of Staunton Military Academy, and established to award a VWIL Cadet that has made the most improvement in her leadership development within the VWIL Corps of Cadets. The $2,500 scholarship recipient is chosen by the VWIL administration and presented at the April SMA-VWIL Review during the association’s reunion.

Requirements: Awarded to a Cadet that has made the most improvement in her leadership development within the Corps of Cadets.

BARRY LONGYEAR SCHOLARSHIP
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Dana Clingenpeel
2010
Kacie Dodd
2011
Dalila Smith
2012
Alessandra Gonzalez-Rivera
2013
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Alana Rister
2014
Danielle Hunt
2015
Shantelle Jennings
2016

Craig Hanson Memorial Scholarship

The Craig Hanson Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by the Hanson family. The $2,500 scholarship recipient is chosen by the VWIL administration and presented at the April SMA-VWIL Review during the association’s reunion.

CRAIG HANSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
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Tisha Wilkerson
2013
Katherine Narvaez
2014
Mikayla Waters-Crittenton
2015
Brenda Ajavon
2016

Page M. & William G. Kable, II
Good Character Scholarship

The Page M. and William G., Kable II Good Character Scholarship is sponsored by Mrs. Carter Condon, a lifelong friend of the Kable family. This scholarship has been established to honor Page and Billy Kable and the virtues they embodied. Awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
Requirements: Awarded to a rising sophomore that has demonstrated the leadership traits of Loyalty, Kindness, Diligence, and Conscientiousness.

PAGE M. & WILLIAM G. KABLE, II
GOOD CHARACTER SCHOLARSHIP
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Monique McGough
2015
Lindsay Sopko
2016
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Staunton Military Academy – John Deal
Education Scholarship

The Staunton Military Academy – John Deal Education Scholarship at the Florida State University College of Education is a perpetual endowment that represents for all SMA alumni and posterity the educational legacy of SMA and the spirit of John Deal to keep it alive. See LINK for additional information.

SMA – JOHN DEAL
EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
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Crystal G. Mayhew
2001 Niece of Gary Gross, SMA ’63
Brandi Bowden
2002