Navy League presents scholarship award

Navy League – Indian Wells Valley Council– On Thursday October 21st, the Indian Wells Valley Council of the Navy League of the United States presented the 2021 Archie Meyer Memorial Scholarship of $2,000.00 to Sgt Da’Jaun Hickonbottom of the Marine Aviation Detachment (MAD) China Lake. Sgt Hickonbottom is the unit’s Supply Sergeant and is pursuing a degree in Computer Software Technology and Supply Chain Management at the University of Arizona Global Campus. Sgt Hickonbottom was selected from a field of candidates from multiple commands at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. The Award Dinner and Ceremony was held at MAC’s Restaurant with great food, excellent service and many Navy Leaguers in attendance.

The Archie Meyer Memorial Scholarship is named for longtime IWV Council member who tragically died in 1983 and is sponsored by his children, Realtor Mary Meyer Lundstrom of Ridgecrest, Attorney Michael Meyer of Fresno and the IWV Council, Navy League of the United States.

Courtesy photo: Mary Meyer Lundstrom, Sgt Da’Juan Hickonbottom, USMC and Steve Varga, President, Indian Wells Valley Council, Navy League of the United States.

Story First Published: 2021-11-05