Proceeds raised at the Patriots Ball fund scholarships to higher education for Veterans and dependents of Veterans disabled or killed in action. Additionally, these funds support financial grants awarded to local non-profit organizations assisting Veterans with a variety of social service needs.
The Southwest Veterans Foundation (SWVF) announced the winners of its 2017-1 Veteran Scholarship Awards today. The five selectees will all receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Vincent Alonzo is an Air Force and Marine Veteran and student at Northern Arizona University
Ricky Bagget an Army Veteran Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Eddie Boquilla is an Army Veteran and student at Arizona State University
Kyle Jordan son of an Army pilot who was killed in service and student at Grand Canyon University
Ryan Wade is a Marine Veteran and student at Phoenix College