HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MarcWhitehead & Associates, a Houston-based law firm thatspecializes in obtaining disability compensation, announced today thewinning applicant of the Frances & Earl Perry Memorial VeteransScholarship as part of the law firm’s efforts to give back to Americanveterans.
Marc Whitehead & Associates offers the Frances& Earl Perry Memorial Veterans Scholarship to help returningsoldiers and their families pursue their educational goals and positionthem for future success. The winning applicant for this year’sscholarship is Whitworth University student Justin Mebes of Walla Walla,Washington. Mebes plans to follow his father’s footsteps by joining theUnited States Army as an officer.
The annual winning applicant of the Frances & Earl Perry MemorialVeterans Scholarship is awarded $5,000. Scholarship funds may be used toassist with tuition, books and related educational expenses atqualifying undergraduate institutions, and in the curriculum of theirchoice.
Those interested in applying to the scholarship program must be a U.S.Veteran, hold U.S. veteran status having served honorably, or a child ofa United States veteran.
The scholarship is named after the uncle and aunt of Marc Whitehead,founding partner of Marc Whitehead & Associates. Earl was a veteran ofWorld War II and the Korean War, and was one of the first members of theUnited States Air Force. He and his wife Frances were “one of the bestexamples of ‘the greatest generation’” said Whitehead. “They met whenFrances was doing her patriotic duty of writing to soldiers in World WarII, one of whom was Earl. They became pen pals, then married when hereturned stateside.” Their lives inspired Whitehead’s desire to helpdisabled veterans obtain their disability compensation.
About Marc Whitehead & Associates
Marc Whitehead & Associates, Attorneys at Law is based in Houston,Texas, founded on the principles of skill, integrity andprofessionalism. The law firm has been in business for 25 years, andprides itself on delivering exceptional personal service andunparalleled results in obtaining disability compensation for veterans,claimants of long-term disability insurance and individuals who aredisabled and eligible to apply for Social Security Disability orSupplemental Security Income.