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 First State Manufactured Housing Association is pleased to announce four recipients of the Manufactured Housing Scholarship Award for 2017-2018.  The $4,000 award will be shared between the following four deserving recipients. 

Bianna Boyd 

Brianna Boyd, a 2017 graduate with honors of Caesar Rodney High School resides in a manufactured home in Pinewood Acres in Dover.  Brianna’s greatest achievement is that she has been a member of Girl Scouts for 13 years and has achieved her Bronze, Silver, Gold and Leadership Awards. Brianna has also served on the Girl Scout Board of Directors and has been a state representative at the national conference.  Throughout all four years at Caesar Rodney, Brianna has participated in the following activities with various leadership roles; Civil Air Patrol, Marching & Concert Band, Youth in Government, Latin Club, Odyssey of The Mind, Blue & Gold All Star Band and Lacrosse.  In the fall she will be attending Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. majoring in Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Maintenance Science and will be a part of the Air Force ROTC program. Outside of school Brianna is a member of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). She also works as a server for Bob Evans part time during the school year and full time in the summer. After college she plans to enter into the U.S. Air Force as a 2nd Lieutenant as an Engineering officer while also pursuing her masters and doctoral degrees in Aerospace Engineering. Upon retiring from the Air Force, Brianna plans to work for NASA, Boeing or Lockheed Martin as an aerospace engineer.

Brandon Bazemore

Brandon Bazemore, a 2017 graduate of Polytech Senior High School, will be attending Delaware Technical Community College in the fall majoring in Architectural Engineering Design.  Throughout his four years at Polytech, Brandon was an honor roll student, a member of the Skills USA competition, and the drum line section leader for the Marching Band.  Outside of school Brandon is an active member of Capitol Baptist Church of Dover and also works with Habitat for Humanity in the area of housing design for new home owners. Brandon currently resides in a manufactured home in St. Jones Landing in Magnolia.

Kyle Hammond

Kyle Hammond, a 2017 graduate of Lake Forest High School earned a 3.7 GPA.  He resides in a manufactured home in Houston.  Kyle will be attending Wesley College in the fall to pursue a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Multimedia Communications.  He plans to live on campus his freshmen year to get adjusted to living on his own.  His goal is to become a Sports Journalist or Sports Broadcaster either on a TV Station, Sports Media Station or Radio Station.  While attending Lake Forest High School he participated in many activities such as Freshmen Football, Varsity Soccer, JV & Varsity Basketball, Business Professionals of America, Delaware Volunteer Program, Spartan Lifeline Program, Presidential Volunteer Service Program, Honors Program, Summer Basketball Camp, Little Spartans Basketball Program and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  Kyle also participates in community activities such as Harrington Parks & Recreation, Delaware Food Bank, and Milford Boys & Girls Club.  Kyle has received numerous awards for sports and community activities.  When Kyle is not busy with volunteering, hanging out with friends, working or attending church, you will find him working out in the gym or anywhere he can play the game of basketball. 

Eric Nielson

Eric Nielsen, a 2016 graduate of Milford Senior High School, currently attends George Mason University majoring in Government and International Politics with a concentration in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.  At George Mason, Eric is the Clerk of the Student Senate, Treasurer of the College Republicans, and the 11th District College Republican Federation of Virginia Representative.  Outside of school, Eric is a member of Avenue United Methodist Church and the Sussex County Astronomy Club.  Eric is interested in obtaining a law degree and working abroad for the government.  He enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.  Eric resides in a manufactured home in Shawnee Acres in Milford.

First State Manufactured Housing Association has provided $43,000.00 for 41 scholarships recipients since 1999.