Hampton Va. (October 5, 2023) – The Pirate Battalion started October off strong! The Hampton University Army ROTC Department awarded 9 cadets with scholarships ranging from 2–4-year full rides, with the price range of $68,000 – $103,167.
Lieutenant General Retired Darrell K. Williams, President of Hampton University, administered the contracting oath in a ceremony held on Hampton’s beautiful waterfront. These 9 cadets have shown outstanding leadership potential, academic excellence, physical fitness and are actively involved in many organizations on campus. In total, these cadets earned nearly 1 million dollars in scholarships! Looking forward to their continued success and the impact these young leaders will contribute to the illustrious military legacy of Hampton University. The Cadets awarded include:
– Cadet Karen Crisanton – Valdez, a 2nd year Criminal Justice and Sociology major with a minor in Military Science and Leadership Studies on the Pre Law track from Brooklyn, NY, was awarded a 3 – year scholarship and is interested in branching Adjutant General Corps in the National Guard.
– Cadet Caven Black, a 2nd year Criminal Justice Major and military science minor, from Chester, Virginia, was awarded a 3 – year scholarship and wants to commission on Active duty as an Infantry Officer Cadet.
– Cadet Joshua Copeland a 2nd year Criminal Justice major, Simultaneous Membership Program National Guardsmen, from White Plains, Maryland was awarded a 3 – year scholarship and wants to commission as a Logistics Officer.
– Cadet Miles Cross, a 1st year History Major on the Pre-Law track from Douglasville, Georgia, was awarded a 4-year National Scholarship and plans on going to law school then commission in the on Active Duty as JAG Officer.
– Cadet Daylen Douglas, a 3rd year Liberal Studies major concentrated in Sport Management from Louisville, Kentucky, was awarded a 2-year scholarship and is interested in commissioning in the Reserves as an Engineer Officer.
– Cadet McClung, a 3rd year, Political Science Major, Military Science Minor from Detroit, Michigan, was awarded a 2-year scholarship and plans on commissioning as an Active-Duty Field Artillery Officer.
– Cadet Mobely, a 2nd year MBA Major with an emphasis in Music Recording Technology and Audio Production, Simultaneous Membership Program National Guardsmen, from Brooklyn, New York was awarded a 3-year scholarship and is interested in commissioning as a Military Intelligence Officer.
– Cadet Ke’Mya Sutton a 2nd year, Psychology Major on the Pre-Law track with a military science minor, from Elloree, South Carolina, was awarded a 3-year scholarship and wants to commission into the active-duty Medical Specialist Corps.
– Cade Serenity Wade a 2nd year, Kinesiology Major, military science minor, from Jacksonville, Florida, was awarded a 3-year scholarship and wants to commission into the active-duty Medical Specialist Corps.
ABOUT HAMPTON UNIVERSITY
Hampton University is a comprehensive institution of higher education, dedicated to the promotion of learning, building of character and preparation of promising students for positions of leadership and service. Its curriculum emphasis is scientific and professional with a strong liberal arts undergirding. A historically Black institution, Hampton University is committed to multiculturalism, serving students from diverse national, cultural and economic backgrounds. Research and public service are integral parts of Hampton’s mission. In order to enhance scholarship and discovery, the faculty is engaged in writing, research, and grantsmanship. In achieving its mission, Hampton University offers exemplary programs and opportunities which enable students, faculty and staff to grow, develop and contribute to our society in a productive and useful manner. For more information, visit www.hamptonu.edu.
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