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Three CCAF graduates receive scholarship awards

Posted 4/25/2012   Updated 4/25/2012 Email story   Print story

    


by Harry Reichner
CSC education services counselor


4/25/2012 - KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Three spring semester graduates of the Community College of the Air Force received awards at the commencement ceremony April 19 at the Bay Breeze Event Center.

Awards included a $400 Air Force Association Pitsenbarger Award, $200 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Excellence Awards, a $100 University of Southern Mississippi Textbook Scholarship Award, a $100 William Carey University Excellence Award and $100 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Sal D'Aquilla Scholarship Awards.

Staff Sgt. Kayla Spiel, 81st Medical Operations Squadron, received a Pitsenbarger Award, an Embry-Riddle Award, a University of Southern Mississippi Award and a William Carey University Award. She has earned 79 college credits with a 3.6 grade point average. Her goal is to gain acceptance into the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences to become a physician.

Senior Airman Bryttanie M. Colletta, 81st Comptroller Squadron, received an Embry-Riddle Award and a Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Award.

Staff Sgt. Steven A. Colletta, 335th Training Squadron, received an Embry-Riddle Award and a Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Award.

Spiel and the Collettas were among 141 Keesler enlisted members who earned a total of 153 associate degrees.

Brig. Gen. Andrew Mueller, 81st Training Wing commander, presented the diplomas, and Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Boothe, 81st Mission Support Group superintendent, gave the commencement address.



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