In December, the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association awarded three scholarships to deserving cadets enrolled in the Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) program at San José State University. The program, coordinated through the Aerospace Studies department is part of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts.
The three students who received scholarships included: Harman Purewal, a criminology major; Frank Rosette and Calvin Craig, both aviation/flight operations majors. The scholarships totaled $2,000 for the three students to use toward tuition, books or college-related expenses.
Bob Moorhead, the chapter president, and Bob Landgraf presented the awards during the AFROTC Detachment 045 Fall Dining-Out event. The Fall Dining-Out is the Cadet Wing’s formal event of the school year where more than 175 cadets, friends and family celebrate their achievements of the semester.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed served as the keynote speaker. He spoke to the cadets about leadership and the characteristics they should possess to be effective on active duty.