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Mount St. Mary’s Students Receive Army ROTC Scholarships


ROTC cadetsEMMITSBURG, Md. (September 14, 2018) - Eight Mount St. Mary’s University students in the Green Terror Battalion swore their oath of enlistment and committed to pursuit of a commission in the U.S. Army in a recent ceremony in which they were awarded scholarships valued in total at nearly $1.1 million.

The scholarships, which are awarded based on scholastic, athletic and leadership attributes, cover full tuition and fees, plus funds for books and a monthly living stipend. The students will be commissioned as second lieutenants and will serve as active duty in the Army Reserve or National Guard upon graduation from the Mount.

Students awarded scholarships include:

  • John Bush of New Market, Maryland, has earned a two-year Army ROTC Graduate School Scholarship valued at $33,840.
  • Jayke Conner of Hurlock, Maryland, has earned a four-year Army ROTC Scholarship valued at $181,504.
  • Ethan Fiery of Hagerstown, Maryland, has earned a three-year Army ROTC Scholarship valued at $140,256.
  • Dantannie Mahmoud of Gaithersburg, Maryland, has earned a four-year Army ROTC Scholarship valued at $181,504.
  • Catherine Remaniak of Cordova, Maryland, has earned a four-year Army ROTC Scholarship valued at $181,504.
  • Aaron Romero of Bowie, Maryland, has earned a four-year Army ROTC Scholarship valued at $181,504.
  • Andrew Schupp of Roswell, New Mexico, has earned a two-year Army ROTC Scholarship valued at $93,504.
  • Emily Wood of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, has earned a two-year Army ROTC Scholarship valued at $93,504.

The Green Terror Battalion, which includes cadets from the Mount, McDaniel College and Hood College, is one of the oldest ROTC programs in the country. A participant in the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program, the Mount is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top college for veterans in the North.

For more information about ROTC at the Mount, visit http://msmary.edu/academics/military-science/index.html.

 
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