MANTUA TWP. — On Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders will celebrate 46 area high school seniors who have chosen to enter the US Military after they graduate.  The dinner program for the students and their families will be held at  Bogey’s Club and Café at the Pitman Golf Course, 501
Pitman Road, Mantua.

Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “This program will recognize the seniors for their courageous decision to serve our country and thank them during this graduation season. A lot of attention gets put on the students going off to college, so we wanted to make sure we properly send-off the students who chose to defend America and the world as they finish their high school careers.”

The students will be paired and seated with veterans from the community and during the dinner ceremony each student will receive an award from a representative of their branch of the military.   

Featured speakers include Sgt. Major Terry Harrelson,USMC, and Lt. Col. Bradd Thompson, USAF/NJ Air National Guard.  

Presentation of the 2015 Awards will be presented by Capt. George Riley, US Army; GySgt Nelson Escobar, USMC; Comm. Mike Johnson, US Navy; Tech Sgt. Waylon Hobbs, US Air Force.

The students attending the event include:

Ryan Howell, Clayton Regional High School
Simran Kaur, Deptford High School
Riccharde Montalvo, Williamstown High School
Alexis Munoz, Delsea Regional High School
Brett Nielsen, Deptford High School
Christopher Riley, Kingsway Regional High School
Kyle Sherman, Williamstown High School
Joseph Wallin, Gloucester County Institute of Technology
Joseph Ward, Delsea Regional High School

Christopher Altamuro, Washington Twp High School
Paul Dalonzo, Williamstown High School
Ashley Daly, Williamstown High School
Chloe Ditzler, Clearview Regional High School
Zachary Hunter, Kingsway Regional High School
Dale Ianncelli, Glassboro High School
Alyssa Jordan, West Deptford High School
Tyler Mehtani, Gloucester County Institute of Technology
Thalia Otero, Clayton High School
Matthew Ott, Washington Twp High School
Samantha Preis, Gloucester County Institute of Technology
Joseph Reigens, West Deptford High School
Jacob Simila, Gloucester County Institute of Technology

Angelica Casillas, Delsea Regional High School
Jose Constantino, Kingsway Regional High School
Vincent Degori, Pitman High School
Antonio Eshevarria, Clayton High School
Katelyn Ewan, Williamstown High School
Donald Farrnelli, Williamstown High School
Patrick Hall, Clearview Regional High School
Kyle Hayes, Gateway Regional High School
Anthony Incollingo, Kingsway Regional High School
Andrew Kurtz, Delsea Regional High School
Brielle Lindmeier, Delsea Regional High School
Christopher McEwan, Williamstown High School
Joseph Rodriguez, Williamstown High School
McCaelon Rosenthal, Williamstown High School
Alex Russell, Williamstown High School
Gabrielle Sarmiento, Gloucester County Institute of Technology
Colin Shainline, Pitman High School
Ian Smith, Washington Twp High School
Willaim Vanore III, Gateway Regional High School
Cameron Wadding, West Deptford High School

Joshua Calip, Kingsway Regional High School
Brian LaBenski, Deptford High School
Michael Lex, Gateway Regional High School
Walker Luck, West Deptford High School