Smithfield, Virginia: On Wednesday, November 12, 2015, IVET Solutions celebrated Veteran’s Day in Smithfield to awarded two hard-working women, Marena Martinez and Kelsey Bullington, with scholarships to help them achieve success in their educational programs.
Marena Martinez plans to graduate with a Bachelors degree in Psychology in March 2016. Marena is passionate about helping others and her future plans include helping individuals with socialization and communication deficits to help them become successful members of society. Kelsey Bullington plans to pursue a degree in nursing. After receiving her degree, Kelsey plans to travel the world with her husband while he serves our country and work at different military instillations as a nurse.
IVET Solutions is proud to provide educational financial support for military spouses and children of military families. “This is the first of its kind scholarship fund that focuses on helping people find their strengths and connect those strengths to high-demand professions that provide better career security and wage profiles,” said IVET Solutions CEO, Brigadier General (Re t) Jeffrey Horne.
The funds from these scholarships demonstrate a strong commitment to the people that make our service members and veterans strong and dependable while also reinforcing the family values that we are famous for. IVET Solutions wants to recognize the great sacrifices that military families make everyday and encourage them to pursue greater achievements in their professional careers.
IVET Solutions is a registered 501C-3 non-profit organization that is recognized as a prominent leader in military transition, leader development, career choice, resiliency, and integration into business culture. They are building the largest military social community in the nation by engaging leaders, businesses, and communities to join a mutually supportive online crowd set. IVET has been recognized as the Partner of the Year by the Virginia Manufacturing association for their innovative approach for getting former military and their family members into advanced manufacturing. IVET has also created the first of its kind scholarship fund to support spouses and children of disadvantaged military families. Our supporters and content providers include The Prudential Foundation, Franklin Covey, Profiles International, Bank of America, Northwest Mutual, Bosh Corporation, Bass Tracker Boats, Spectrum, Liberty University, Tidewater Community College, Winning the Training Game, Virginia Department of Veteran Services, and multiple regional workforce development boards. www.ivetsolutions.org
Company Name: Institute for Veterans Education and Training
Contact Person: Jamilia B. Shipman
Address: 11815 Fountain Way, Suite 300
City: Newport News
Country: United States