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SAME Student Programs and Scholarships

SAME Engineering and Construction Camp:

Please visit our PAGE for more information on this years camp and how to apply!


College Scholarships:

Since 2007, the Post has awarded scholarships totaling $25,300. The Post awarded three scholarships on Jan 17.  Each of these new scholarships is good for four years, provided the student progresses with their education and extracurricular activities. Congratulations to the most recent winners: Casey Carnevale, Emily Sandlin, and Tyler Fitzgerald. 

 


Tyler Fitzgerald

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$2,000 scholarship (payable in $500 per year increments assuming awardee maintains good standing)

Activities and Awards:

 

  • Cary Christian Secondary School, Cary, NC
  • Applied to NC State, Clemson, Campbell, and VMI
  • Plans to major in Mechanical Engineering
  • Cumulative GPA of 4.0 (unweighted) and 5.17 (weighted)
  • ACT score: 26
  • SAT score: 1350
  • A Honor Roll 9th-11th grade
  • AP scholar 11th grade
  • Eagle Scout - 2015
  • Outfielder in Varsity and Recreational Baseball
  • Jazz Band trumpet player - since 2014
  • President of Society of St. George (high school leadership club)
  • Works at Chick-fil-A 

Casey Carnevale

$2,000  scholarship (payable in $500 per year increments assuming awardee maintains good standing)

Activities and Awards:

  • Millbrook High School, Raleigh, NC
  • Applied to NC State, Auburn, Clemson, Butler, and University of Florida
  • Plans to major in Chemical Engineering
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.67 (unweighted) and 4.4167 (weighted)
  • 129th in class of 560 students
  • ACT score: 30
  • Captain of varsity football
  • Varsity baseball
  • Active leader and volunteer in community
  • Works at Nowell's Clothiers

Thank you letter from Casey Carnevale: Click here

Emily Sandlin

$2,000 scholarship (payable in $500 per year increments assuming awardee maintains good standing)

Activities and Awards:

  • Southwest High School, Jacksonville, NC
  • Applied to Clemson 
  • Plans to major in Engineering
  • Cumulative GPA of 4.0 (unweighted), 4.875 weighted
  • 1st in class of 180 students
  • ACT score: 30
  • SAT score: 1410
  • AP scholar with honors
  • Marching, concert, and All-county band
  • Active volunteer in community

 


SAME USMC Camp 2017 Clawson Scholarship Winner:

Each year, one camper is chosen out of 50 to be awarded the Clawson Scholarship.


Kiernan O'Connor

Grosse Ile, MI

$1,000 Clawson scholarship for outstanding performance at the USMC SAME STEM Camp. 

Kiernan attended the June 2017 USMC SAME STEM Camp aboard MCB Camp Lejeune. He is active in men's crew, National Honor Society, and Rotary Interact Club as the president elect. 

 


Other SAME USMC Camp 2017 Scholarship Winners:


Todd Stancil – Selected as Overall Top Camper

Greenville, NC

Scholarship award of $500 per semester for four years, assuming satisfactory progress in an engineering or engineering related field of study. 

Todd attended the June 2017 USMC SAME STEM Camp aboard MCB Camp Lejeune. He is active in BSA as a Life Scout currently working on his Eagle project, FIRST robotics as the engineering captain for the team, and is captain of the JV football team. 


Ian Moritz – Selected as Top Camper for Echo Squad

Centreville, VA

Scholarship award of $500 per semester for three semesters, assuming satisfactory progress in an engineering or engineering related field of study. 

Ian attended the June 2017 USMC SAME STEM Camp aboard MCB Camp Lejeune. He is active in student government as the activities chair, is the founder/president of the game of theory society, and volunteers at church. 



Coastal Carolina Sponsored Campers - 2017

The following campers were sponsored by the Coastal Carolina SAME post for the 2017 USMC SAME STEM Camp.


Kadyn Hollis

  • Cary High School - completed freshman year
  • Wants to be a US Marine and mechanical engineer
  • Plans to apply to NC State and take ROTC
  • Activities he enjoys: football, track and field, and weightlifting.
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    Hanna Fulford

  • Apex High School - completed sophomore year
  • Going to the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics for junior and senior year.
  • Plans to apply to military service academies and civilian colleges with ROTC
  • 4A State finalist and school record holder in swimming
  • Neighborhood swim team junior coach
  • Town of Apex soccer referee
  • Enjoys swimming, running, soccer, coding, and exploring.
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    • Others receiving $500 checks include: 

      • Second year:
        • Rob Butler (NC State – Nuclear Engineering)
        • Andrew Taylor (Virginia Wesleyan)
      • Third year:
        • Reina Romero (Tufts - Engineering)
        • James McBroom (University of Tennessee - Engineering)
      • Fourth/final year:
        • Christian Rust (NC State – Textile/Chem Engineering)