Presentation of Scholarship Check to Austin MOAA

Thank you note from cadet Fisher

May 21, 2014 Laura Fowler, Managing Partner of the Fowler Law Firm presented a check to Roger Longenbach, Austin MOAA Treasurer for $1000.00. The check is to provide two (2) JROTC Scholarships given to local High School Seniors who were members of their JROTC Unit within Central Texas region. This check is a renewal of the Law Firms support and commitment to the Austin Chapterís goal of supporting the local community. The presentation was done at the Fowler Law Firm Georgetown Office. The individuals in the picture are [from left to right] John G Lione Jr (Fowler Law Firm), Managing Attorney Georgetown LT COL USMC David Oliver (Fowler Law Firm), Laura Fowler, Roger Longenbach (AMOAA), and Sung Je Lee (Fowler Law Firm).

The Austin Chapter of MOAA will award the National MOAA Medal and 5 Austin Academic $500 Scholarships (the best 5 nominees submitted) to outstanding Cadets again this year.

 National MOAA offers scholarships and financial assistance to high school students who are eligible so please  go to for detals.  The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Fund was established in 1948 to provide educational assistance for children of military families. It is based on one of the Association's founding principles that "education is the cornerstone of a strong Democracy". It is supported by donations and bequests from MOAA members, chapters, corporations, and others.

AMOAA JROTC Scholarship Program
AMOAA will award five $500 scholarships to outstanding senior cadets who will be seeking their first undergraduate degree starting the 2013-2014 school year as full-time students. The scholarship money is forwarded to the school that they have been accepted to on their behalf after they graduate from high school this year (2013). The awards will go to five cadets selected from the list of nominees submitted from the 19 JROTC units within the Austin and San Marcos JROTC areas. The cadet shall satisfy the following criteria:
1. Satisfactorily served in the JROTC program for at least 2 full years;
2. Consistently demonstrated qualities of a leader;
3. Consistently performed throughout their participation in JROTC; and
4. Demonstrated the capability to be successful in college.
5. Must be selected by a Junior or four year college or university by June 1, 2013.
We have 19 high school JROTC programs in our areas that will be nominating cadets for these scholarships. If you have an outstanding cadet that meets the above criteria please send a one page resume to (Atten: Col (ret) Cecil Martin) via e-mail as well other information that demonstrates why your cadet should be the recipient of one of the 5 scholarships no later than 1 April 2014.
Each cadet must provide the following information to our treasurer listed below by 1 June 2013 so he can forward the money to their school of choice.
" Student Name
" Complete Address (Home)
" Telephone # for contact if necessary
" The complete name, address, and telephone # of Financial Aid Office of the IHL (college/university) where the student is enrolled.
" Student's IHL number (issued ID)
Maj (ret) Roger Longenbach, USAF
AMOAA Treasurer

Please call me if you have questions. .
Col Cecil Martin, PhD, USAF, Ret.
AMOAA Awards Coordinator