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2018 Josh Sain Memorial Youth Officer Scholarships

April 26, 2018     Announcements

The national committee of the Order of the Arrow is pleased to announce the selection of the recipients of the Josh Sain Memorial Youth Officer Scholarships. This scholarship was established in 1998 to honor the spirit and memory of Josh Sain, a former national vice chief of the Order of the Arrow. The scholarship is provided to immediate past national officers (chief, vice chief, or region chiefs), and immediate past section chiefs, based on exceptional service and scholarship achievement. The following will receive the scholarship.

Talon B. Parker is a member of the East Carolina Council and the Croatan Lodge. Talon is the former National Vice Chief. He is a Sophomore majoring in Nutrition at Wake Technical Community College. He will receive a scholarship of $1500.00.

Forrest J. Gertin is a member of the Seneca Waterways Council and the Tschipey Achtu Lodge. Forrest is a Sophomore majoring in International Public Policy at Georgetown University. He is the former National Chief. He will receive a scholarship of $1500.00.

Manué E. Lopez is a member of the Orange County Council and the Wiatava Lodge. Manué is the former Western Region Chief. He is a Junior majoring in Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. He will receive a scholarship of $1500.00.

Harrison D. Fry is a member of the Lincoln Heritage Council and the Nguttitehen Lodge. Harrison is the former Southern Region Chief. He is a Senior majoring in Management at Murray State University. He will receive a scholarship of $1500.00.

Price M. Watson is a member of the Blue Ridge Council and the Atta Kulla Kulla Lodge. Matthew is the former SR-5 Section Chief. Matthew is a Junior majoring in Biology at North Greenville University. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Nicholas S. Dougherty is a member of the Mason-Dixon Council and the Guneukitschik Lodge. Nicholas is the former NE-6B Section Chief. He is a Senior majoring in Chemical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Tanner P. Maris is a member of the Alamo Area Council and the Aina Topa Hutsi Lodge. Tanner is the former SR-3 Section Chief. He is a Junior majoring in Finance at Texas A & M University.  He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Matthew R. McMahan is a member of the Orange County Council and the Wiatava Lodge. He is the former W-4S Section Chief. He is a Sophomore majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Fullerton College. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Christian F. Wolpert Gaztambide is a member of the Puerto Rico Council and the Yokahu Lodge. He is the former NE-5 Section Chief. He is a Sophomore majoring in History at Yale University. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Gregory C. Yentz is a member of the Gulf Stream Council and the Aal-Pa-Tah Lodge. He is the former S-4 Section Chief. He is a Sophomore majoring in Computer Science at Florida State University. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Jeremy R. Linch is a member of the Cascade Pacific Council and the Wauna La-Mon’tay Lodge. He is the former W-1S Section Chief. He is a Senior majoring in Accounting and Spanish at Portland State University. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00

Collin D. Metscher is a member of the Denver Area Council and the Tahosa Lodge. He is the former W-2S Section Chief. He is a Junior majoring in Business at Colorado State University. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Jorge A. Salazar is a member of the Greater Los Angeles Area Council and the Tuku’ut Lodge. He is the former W-4N Section Chief. He is a Freshman majoring at Finance at Cal State Los Angeles. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Samuel B. McMurray is a member of the Great Salt Lake Council and the El-Ku-Ta Lodge. He is the former W-2W Section Chief. He is an undeclared Freshman at Brigham Young University. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Aaron D. Coffman is a member of the Westmoreland Fayette Council and the Wagion Lodge. He is the former NE-4B Section Chief. He is a Sophomore majoring in Civil Engineering at Penn State University. He will receive a scholarship of $1000.00.

Kyle A. McCaffery is a member of the Mount Baker Council and the Sikhs Mox Lamonti Lodge. He is the former W-1N Section Chief. He is a Junior majoring in Computer Science at Western Washington University. He will receive a scholarship of $500.00.