At the MOAA Southeastern Atlantic Region Leadership Conference in Greenville, SC Sept. 7-8th, SENCLAND Membership Chairman Al Schroetel was recognized for his support to NC Chapters for his outstanding administration of recruiting, retention, reporting, and promotion of membership benefits to MOAA Chapters in NC. MOAA President and CEO Dana Atkins attended the conference and made the presentation in front of about 120 representatives from NC, SC, GA, AL and eastern TN.
Al will be honored at a SENCLAND monthly meeting in Oct. or Nov. 2018 to show our appreciation for all he manages for our Chapter.
On June 1, 2018 at Hugh MacRae Park in Wilmington, NC, six area HS seniors were awarded a total of $7000 for university/college expenses by the Military Officers Association of America, SENCLAND Chapter.
SENCLAND Scholarships from left to right: CDR (Ret) Ken Klassen, SENCLAND Chapter President; Brooke Gruber, (Northside High School); Clinton Byrd-Stanley (West Brunswick High School): Felicia Rainwater-Lyons (South Brunswick High School); Kiara Robinson (North Brunswick High School); Ana Cruz (James Kenan High School); Lourdes Martin (James Kenan High School); and LTC (Ret) LeeRoy Hanna, Scholarship Chair.
Two presentations were previously made to Joshua Synakowski (Eugene Ashley High School); and Cyndaisia Ellis (Whiteville High School).
MOAA SENCLAND Chapter awarded a total of $8500 in HS JROTC scholarships this year.
(Synakowski photo) from left to right: Cadet Joshua Synakowski; LTC (Ret) LeeRoy Hanna.
(Ellis photo) from left to right: Cadet Cyndaisia Ellis; LTC (Ret) LeeRoy Hanna.
SENCLAND does a lot more than what your membership fees cover. Your donation to the scholarship fund and Outreach is tax-deductible, and will help us raise budgeted amounts for 2018 scholarships and Outreach . Please indicate in remarks the amounts you desire to be designated for the JROTC scholarships and/or Outreach. Thanks in advance for your support.
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Anyone interested in obtaining a MOAA SENCLAND Chapter name tag can contact CAPT Brud Deas, CAPT USN(Ret) either by email at email@example.com, or by phone at 910-338-0409. The cost is $12.75. Please let Brud know how you would like your name to appear (proper name, nickname, initials, etc.), rank, branch of service, and 'retired' if applicable. Your request can typically be turned around in a few weeks time.