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The Tailhook Educational Foundation

2018 Scholarships

Nicholas West

LCDR DAVID WOOSTER “WOOT” TAYLOR JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsored by

His son, CAPT David Wooster Thornhill, USNR(Ret)

Awarded To

Nicholas West

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scholarship Description

This scholarship is awarded in memory of LCDR David Wooster “Woot” Taylor Jr., a World War II-era Naval Aviator who commanded two TBF/ TBM Avenger torpedo squadrons, VT-4 and VT-7. Woot was killed 16 May 1944 when his F6F crashed following low-altitude engine failure during a training flight. Woot was a San Francisco, California native and was a 1935 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.

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