John Oulton, Shamariah Hale, William Kelly and Elizabeth Lindley were chosen for their outstanding academic records and having met other scholarship criteria. They each received $2,500 toward tuition.
Preferences for Crowley-funded UAF scholarships are given to students from rural Alaska from Crowley-served communities throughout the state, including Anchorage, Kenai, Palmer, Wasilla, Nenana, Fairbanks, Delta Junction, Glennallen, Valdez, Fort Yukon, Galena, St. Mary’s, Iliamna, Bethel, Aniak, McGrath, Hooper Bay, St. Michael, Nome, Kotzebue, Juneau, Ketchikan, Naknek, Talkeetna and Prudhoe Bay.
“We are proud to contribute to the academic success of these rural Alaskan students,” said Crowley’s Bob Cox, Vice President, petroleum distribution. “These are four bright students who are dedicated to serving their state after graduation.”
Since 1984, Crowley has provided scholarship funding for more than 1,000 students studying at maritime academies and other select institutions in the US, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Central America.
In 1994, Crowley Chairman, President and CEO Tom Crowley Jr established the Thomas B Crowley Sr Memorial Scholarship Program, in honour of his father, and has also donated more than $3 million over the years to support other educational programmes. In 2006, the programme expanded to Central America and to date has provided financial assistance to more about 20 students in that region.
To learn more about the Thomas B Crowley Sr Memorial Scholarship programme, visit www.crowley.com/scholarships