Crowley scholarships awarded four MMA students

Scholarship recipients (clockwise) Patrick Goldsmith, Paige Mentuck, Jack Murphy and Christina McMurrer Scholarship recipients (clockwise) Patrick Goldsmith, Paige Mentuck, Jack Murphy and Christina McMurrer

MAY 20, 2016 — Crowley Maritime Corp. has awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to four students of Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA):

Patrick Goldsmith, Jack McMurrer, Paige Mentuck and Christina Murphy. They were chosen based on their excellent grades, demonstrated financial need and plans to pursue a career in the maritime industry.Mr. Goldsmith, a junior from Huntington, NY, is majoring in marine engineering and minoring in international maritime business. He is a Dean's List member and has already earned his USCG 50 Ton Master license with a towing endorsement. He served as sophomore class president and is now a training and retention assistant, volunteer coordinator and works for the marine department on campus.

Mr. Goldsmith recently completed his commercial shipping experience aboard the Crowley-managed container ship National Glory.

Mr. McMurrer, a junior from Harwich, MA, is pursuing a dual major in marine transportation and international maritime business. He serves as an on-campus EMT, a crew chief and as an assistant disciplinary officer squad leader. He spent the winter semester gaining hands-on knowledge aboard the Crowley-managed tanker Evergreen State and says he looks forward to his next chance to get out to sea.

Ms. Mentuck is a sophomore from Swampscott, MA, majoring in marine transportation and is also currently enrolled in the petty officer program. She worked for the MMA training ship, USTS Kennedy, where she helped to prepare the ship for departure from dry dock. She has also completed two sea terms and was a member of the first, all-women college crew team to sail in the Marion (MA to Bermuda cruising yacht race.

Ms. Murphy, a junior from Sandwich, MA., is majoring in marine transportation. She is a member of the MMA lacrosse team and was named "Best Attack" in the 2016 Maritime Cup Tournament.

Ms. Murphy is to spend her summer-at-sea semester aboard the Crowley-managed containeship Yorktown Express.

Since 1984, Crowley has provided more than $3 million dollars in scholarship funding for more than 1,000 students. The company has also donated more than $2 million over the years to support other educational programs.

Chairman and CEO Tom Crowley Jr. established the Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program in 1994 in honor of his late father.

 

 

 

Ms. Murphy, a junior from Sandwich, MA., is majoring in marine transportation. She is a member of the MMA lacrosse team and was named "Best Attack" in the 2016 Maritime Cup Tournament.
Ms. Murphy is to spenfdher summer-at-sea semester aboard the Crowley-managed containeship Yorktown Express.Since 1984, Crowley has provided more than $3 million dollars in scholarship funding for more than 1,000 students. The company has also donated more than $2 million over the years to support other educational programs.
Chairman and CEO Tom Crowley Jr. established the Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program in 1994 in honor of his late father.

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