The Meinhardt ROTC Scholarship was presented to a senior ROTC cadet at a ceremony presided by Col. (Retired) Juan Chavez, president of the Cape Fear Chapter, Military Officers of America on Aug. 6, at the Fort Bragg Club. The $1,000 scholarship was funded by a donation from the seven children of Cape Fear Chapter members, Col. (Retired) and Mrs. Harry P. Meinhardt, to commemorate their parents’ sixty-fifth
The recipient of the scholarship was Tyler Elrod, a student at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was accompanied by his parents, Col. and Mrs. Ronald P. Elrod of Fort Bragg, also members of the Cape Fear Chapter.
The check and accompanying certificate were presented by Meinhardt.
Also at the ceremony were Meinhardt’s wife, Mary and one of their daughters, Katrina Tiffany, representing all her siblings.