2021 Honorable Mention LT Valerie Cappelaere Delaney Memorial Scholarship valued at $500.00.
Ellie is a high school student from Charlottesville, Virginia. She is the Cadet Commander for the Monticello Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol and has pursued its courses and opportunities in aerospace. Through Virginia Space Consortium’s Pathway’s Flight Academy, Ellie completed ten hours of flight training, culminating in her first solo flight. She will attend The University of Notre Dame as a Driscoll Scholar this Fall with the goal of earning an aerospace engineering degree. Ellie plans to participate in Notre Dame’s Navy ROTC program during her time in South Bend, Indiana. The Wings For Val Foundation is honored to assist Ellie in a small way to achieve her goal of becoming a Jet Pilot for the US Navy!