Sebec resident awarded Coast Guard Foundation scholarship
STONINGTON, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced that it has awarded a record-breaking 177 new scholarships in 2018 for a combined $500,000 in support. In the 28 years of this program, the Coast Guard Foundation has paid out more than $5.1 million to more than 960 college-aged young adults to help the families of Coast Guard members achieve their goals of higher education.
Among the award recipients is Clayton Carroll, son of Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel Carroll, of Sebec. The younger Carroll is a student at Maine Maritime Academy and he is a Foxcroft Academy graduate.
The Coast Guard Foundation Scholarships benefit the children of enlisted men and women who are serving or have served in the U.S.Coast Guard, whether active duty, reserve, retired or deceased.
“The children of the brave men and women of the Coast Guard have shown dedication to their studies and communities, the high standards they’ve set for themselves are evident in the work they’ve done,” said Susan Ludwig, Coast Guard Foundation president. “We consider these scholarships not only an investment in the personal ambitions of the next generation, but also in the future of our country.”
To learn more about the Coast Guard Foundation visit www.coastguardfoundation.org.