2017 “Barbara Vucanovich” Military Academy Scholarship Awarded!


Congratulations to Mr. Benjamin Hallinan!

West Point – Military Academy

The Washoe Republican Women are proud to announce the “Barbara Vucanovich” Military Academy Scholarship recipient for 2017! Our selection goes to Mr. Benjamin Hallinan from Gardnerville, Nevada. His nomination comes from Senator Dean Heller.

Mr. Hallinan is a senior attending Douglas High School. He holds a 4.326 GPA. His extracurricular activities include Army JROTC – Battalion Commander, JROTC Riffle Team, JROTC Drill Team/Color Guard, 2nd Degree Black Belt TKD, running, and camping! With extensive community involvement as a member of the Army JROTC Color Guard, Mr. Hallinan has participated in over 50 community events in the past 3-1/2 years. They include service for veterans, food drives, community clean ups, and renovation of a neighborhood walking trail. After graduation, Mr. Hallinan will be attending the United States Military Academy – West Point. Our $1000 scholarship will go towards his initial $2000 deposit required by the academy.

Once again, congratulations to Mr. Benjamin Hallinan! Job well done!