Adrian & Corena Swanier Education Scholarship 2017-2018 Class:
Katherine Peters: Army Brat
Texas A&M University
International Studies and Political Science
Goals: Plans on working internationally for the government, either as a diplomat or aid worker.
"This scholarship will help me pay for a quality undergraduate degree that I can use to succeed on the LSAT."
Nehemiah Ingram: Navy/Marine Brat
Grand Valley State University
Goals: Become a physician assistant and helping those in need
"Obtaining a college education wouldn't have been possible without the Adrian & Corena Swanier Education Scholarship."
Connor Dunaway: Army Brat
Goals: Plans on going into sports management. I am also considering how I can use my lessons learned for using baseball to overcome autism to benefit others who are facing the same situation.
"I feel this scholarship will help me realize an opportunity I felt I did not have a few years ago. I always felt that I would not be able to function in the world with my autism. Now, I can see a different future and this scholarship will help me get that much closer."
Vivian Bunch: Navy Brat
University of Central Oklahoma
Fine Art and Modern Language: Spanish
Goals: A graphic designer/translator
"With this scholarship I can focus more on getting the most out of my college education and less on a part-time job."
Sarah Chambless: Army Brat
University of Alabama
Music Education/ Instrumental, Music
Goals: Plans on teaching music and being a Band Director in High School. Also plans on performing with state and local orchestras. Intends to earn Master's and Doctorate in Music Performance.
"This scholarship will help me to breathe easier, live and eat!"
Christopher Cruz: Navy Brat
Goals: Would love to go into documentary work regarding Environmental Science, specifically beekeeping and the preservation of honeybees
"The cost of college tuition is a large weight not just on me, but on the whole family. This scholarship will go a long way towards alleviating that weight."