Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Wall Scholarship


Thomas Wall was a past chairman of the Irvine Valley College Foundation and the Irvine Chamber. He completed a distinguished 20-year military career with more than 1,000 combat missions flown in Vietnam. Being a civic-minded individual, he understood the meaning of courage, pride and honor. Those who knew Wall were inspired by his enthusiasm for life and his generosity. Before his passing in 2006, Tom Wall established a Lt. Col. Thomas U. Wall Scholarship Fund at the Irvine Chamber of Commerce.

Through his generosity, an endowment bearing his name has been created so that, in perpetuity, an annual scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student leader at Irvine Valley College. The scholarship is awarded to an applicant who is a U.S. resident, U. S. military veteran, child or grandchild of a U.S. military veteran and is pursuing a career path in science, business or law enforcement at Irvine Valley College.

 

2016 Recipients:

Erik Grohmann - Muhammedsaid Abdelhadi

2016 Lt. Col. Tom Wall Scholarship Winners and Committee Members from left to right: Erik Grohmann, Betty Jo Woollett, Muhammedsaid Abdelhadi, Bruce Greenberg

 

Past recipients of this scholarship include:

  • Erik Grohmann, Colette Harsnisch, Muhammedsaid Abdelhadi (2016)
  • Ryan Smith & David Serrano (2013)
  • Rubin Molinar, Enrique Campo & Audriy Nikitin (2012)
  • Enrique Campo, Carla Ferguson & Christopher Hooshmand (2011)
  • William Pham (2009)
  • Kristin Doran & Jesse Reeves (2008)
  • Jose Robles (2007)

 

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To make contributions to the scholarship fund, please send a check to:
Lt. Col. Thomas U. Wall Scholarship Fund
Irvine Chamber of Commerce
36 Executive Park, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92614


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