Fayetteville, Ark., youth earns $20,000 scholarship for service to veterans

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RENO, Nev. – Sara M. Gardner, who has spent more than 600 hours spanning a five-year period volunteering at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville, Ark., has been awarded $20,000 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue her educational goal of becoming an attorney serving veterans. The 18-year-old is the top recipient of the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in the DAV Voluntary Services program. Named after … Read More

St. Clair Shores, Mich., youth earns $5,000 scholarship for service to veterans

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RENO, Nev. – Liam Browning, who has spent over 260 hours spanning a five-year period volunteering at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, has been awarded $5,000 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue his goal of studying neurogenic disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder. The 19-year-old is the recipient of the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in the DAV Voluntary Services program. Named after former Secretary of Veterans … Read More

Loudonville, N.Y. youth earns $10,000 scholarship for service to veterans

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RENO, Nev. – Aadya Kaushik, who has volunteered more than 800 hours spanning a five-year period at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, has been awarded $10,000 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue her educational goals in the medical field. The 19-year-old is a recipient of the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in the DAV Voluntary Services program. Named after former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jesse Brown, it honors the … Read More

Fayetteville, N.C., youth earns $5,000 scholarship for service to veterans

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RENO, Nev. – Korra Cline, who has spent over 450 hours spanning a three-year period volunteering at the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C., has been awarded $5,000 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue her educational goal of becoming a respiratory therapist. The 16-year-old is a recipient of the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in the DAV Voluntary Services program. Named after former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jesse Brown, it … Read More

Bel Air, Md., youth earns $7,500 scholarship for service to veterans

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RENO, Nev. – Ryan B. Kern, who has spent more than 280 hours spanning a three-year period volunteering at the VA Maryland Health Care System, has been awarded $7,500 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue his goals in studying medicine at Salisbury University. The 18-year-old is a recipient of the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth in the DAV Voluntary Services program. Named after former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jesse Brown, it … Read More

Billerica, Mass., youth earns $7,500 scholarship for service to veterans

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RENO, Nev. – Elizabeth Milliken, who has spent more than 1,650 hours spanning a fifteen-year period volunteering at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, Mass., has been awarded $7,500 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue higher education goals in elementary education. Milliken is a recipient of the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in the DAV Voluntary Services program. Named after former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jesse Brown, … Read More

Haughton, La., youth earns $5,000 scholarship for service to veterans

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COLD SPRING, Ky. – Alana Lewis, who has spent 160 hours spanning a five-year period volunteering at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, La., has been awarded $5,000 by DAV (DisabledAmerican Veterans) to pursue her educational goal of studying hospitality management and tourism. The 18-year-old is a recipient of the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in the DAV Voluntary Services program. Named after former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jesse … Read More

East Troy, Wis., youth earns $15,000 scholarship for service to veterans

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RENO, Nev. – Jessica Ullberg, who has spent more than 1,250 hours spanning a four-year period volunteering at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, has been awarded $15,000 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue her goal of serving veterans by becoming a nurse. The 18-year-old is the recipient of DAV’s Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in the DAV Voluntary Services program. Named after former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jesse … Read More

Greenville, Ill., youth earns $5,000 scholarship for service to veterans

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COLD SPRING, Ky. — Caleb Campbell, who has spent a total of 757 hours spanning a five-year period volunteering at the local VA St. Louis Healthcare System in Missouri, has been awarded $5,000 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue his educational goals of becoming an recreation therapist. The 19-year-old is the recipient of DAV’s Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in DAV’s Voluntary Services program. The scholarship is open to volunteers … Read More

Pennsylvania youth earns $5,000 scholarship for service to veterans

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COLD SPRING, Ky. — Kyle D. Breault, who has spent a total of 143 hours spanning a two-year period volunteering at the local VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, has been awarded $5,000 by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to pursue his educational goals. The 18-year-old is the recipient of DAV’s Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, which is awarded annually to the top youth volunteers in DAV’s Voluntary Services program. The scholarship is open to volunteers age 21 and younger who have contributed … Read More