We are thrilled to introduce you to the incredible military spouses who were selected for the 2020 MMAA Military Spouse Scholarship, proudly funded by Amazon Military.

At MMAA, we’re committed to education, advocacy and support for our modern military and veteran community, and our military spouse scholarship is a key tool in our mission to support those who are often overlooked and under appreciated.

These 10 military spouses were selected by an impartial committee based on their commitment to community service.

Cassandra Mulheron
Cassandra MulheronMasters in Arts Education, The Art of Education University
“While I may not always be a public school teacher, the courses that I focus on support my goals to be culturally competent and be able to advocate for underrepresented populations.”
Hannah Williams-Touch
Hannah Williams-TouchMasters in Social Work, Louisiana State University
“I am seeking to become a licensed clinical social worker in order to work specifically with veterans and children of service members.”
Heather Fitzgerrell
Heather FitzgerrellBachelor of Science in Dietetics, University of Northern Colorado
“I am studying to be a registered dietician and plan to use this degree to help people get and stay healthy.”
Matthew Malone
Matthew MaloneBachelors in Health Care Administration, Purdue University
“I cannot think of a better way to utilize my degree than to join the military and push my civilian knowledge into a career that betters our country and hopefully myself as well.”
Joshua Jensen
Joshua JensenBachelor of Science in Zoology, Oregon State University
“I’m very passionate about wildlife, specifically species that are being pushed to the brink of extinction due to human activity.”
Garrett Zopfi
Garrett ZopfiMasters in Public Relations, University of Maryland
“I plan to use my degree to make a difference by developing strategic communication plans to help queer service members combat injustice in the court of public opinion.”
Mariah S. Martinez
Mariah S. MartinezMaster of Arts in Professional Communication
“I plan to use my degree to obtain positions of management in a local municipal government to ensure that I have a say in how my city/county reaches out to LGBTQA+ folks, especially youth and families, and to be able to bring more LGBTQA+ voices to the tables of decision making.”
Madison Johnson
Madison JohnsonJuris Doctor, Florida State University College of Law
“It is important to me that I use my law degree to the advantage of others in whatever capacity that I can. I plan to pursue a degree in criminal law and work for a Public Defender’s office after my graduation from law school.”
James Dubry
James DubryMasters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, South University
“I hope to one day have my own private practice to extend my services to foster children and transitioning families. I plan also to provide for our local LGBT+ center.”
Stacy LeClair
Stacy LeClairBachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Maryland
“I would like to work with the VA as a rehabilitation counselor, specifically those whom have suffered traumatic brain injuries or as a grief counselor. “