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Scholarship Spotlight: Mercedes Merrill-Pequeño

Posted on April 22, 2014 by faschola

Mercedes Merrill-Pequeño, a Freedom Alliance Scholarship recipient from Auburn, Maine, is a freshman at the University of Tampa seeking a criminology degree.

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SAT and ACT Preparation

Posted on March 12, 2014 by faschola

Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT can be the defining factor on whether you are accepted or not to the university of your choice.  Our friends at eKnowledge are here to help: eKnowledge Donates $250 SAT and ACT Test Prep Programs to Military Families Worldwide Over the past nine years, the eKnowledge Military Donation Project has donated over 200,000 SAT and ACT PowerPrep Programs with a value of $44 million at no profit to the company. This gift represents one of the largest private donations to Military families in US history. This valuable donation from eKnowledge is supported by professional athletes from the NFL and MLB and endorsed by over 100 national partners including corporations, non-profit organizations, groups and …

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SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT: SHANNON ZANGAS

Posted on November 14, 2013 by faschola

As a United States Marine, Shannon’s father proudly served this country for over eight years active duty and 24 years as a Reservist in the Selected Marine Corps. LtCol Zangas was not just committed to protecting the freedom and rights of Americans, Shannon describes him as a “patriot, humanitarian, and wonderful father.”

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Nonprofit Eases College Financial Burden for Children of America’s Injured Service Members

Posted on August 30, 2013 by faschola

DULLES, Va. – Aug. 21, 2013 – Freedom Alliance, who has awarded over six million dollars in scholarships, continues to support our nation’s military dependents. The nonprofit organization honors Americans in our armed forces who have sacrificed life or limb defending our country by providing educational benefits to their children. U.S Army Soldier, Carlos Escobar, was medically retired after serving in Iraq in 2005. Now suffering from a combination of post-traumatic stress disorder and other service-related injuries, Sgt. Escobar is rated as 100 percent disabled by the Veterans Administration. “They told us he was injured really badly, and that it was a miracle he survived the incident,” his son Roberto said. “At that moment, I was heart-broken, but at the …

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