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The Tailhook Educational Foundation

2018 Scholarships

Chloe Kelsey

Chloe Kelsey

LCDR HARRY AND STACY SKIRM; DEFYING THE ODDS SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsored by

Harry and Stacy Skirm

Awarded To

Chloe Kelsey

Corpus Christi, Texas

United States Naval Academy, Annapolis

Scholarship Description

Harry began in Naval Aviation in 1976 after graduating from the University of South Carolina with a degree in mathematics.  He served with the VA-93 Ravens, flying the A-7 Corsair II on board USS Midway (CV-41) and later with VX-5, China Lake, California, where we met his wife and co-sponsor, Stacy, as a school teacher and advocate for higher education. Believing Naval Aviation offers unique opportunities, this ‘Defying the Odds” scholarship is dedicated to female college students pursuing a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) education who endeavor to have a career in aviation.