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Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Scholarship Donation from Vietnam Veterans of America Massachusetts State Council

VVA Mass State Council Presentation
Gardner Mayor Michael Nicholson, Veterans Services Agent Lynnette Gabrila, MWCC President James Vander Hooven, MWCC Veterans Services Director Bob Mayer, VVA State Council Vice President Jim Benton, VVA Chapter 907 Vice President Charles Hodgkinson, and VVA Chapter 907 Treasurer Michael Zlotnik.

Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven and Veterans Services Director Robert Mayer welcomed Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 members Jim Benton, Mike Zlotnik, and Charles Hodgkinson on December 3, 2024 who presented MWCC a donation from the Vietnam Veterans of American Massachusetts State Council.

“Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America has been supporting Mount Wachusett Community College veterans for twenty years,” stated Robert Mayer, MWCC Director of Veterans Services. “We are grateful to our local chapter for their support and bringing the state council in as well.”

Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America has been directly and indirectly supportive of Mount Wachusett Community College veterans for 20 years. Their annual donation to the scholarship, and the example they set in the community has helped inspire other organizations and individuals to follow suit. There are now six annual scholarships dedicated to veteran students.