About Past Scholars
2018-2019 Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholar
John Sines '18 Marine Corps
John Sines

John Sines is a five year veteran of the US Marine Corps having served one deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. A junior, John is majoring in Finance at the Smith School of Business. Inspired to join by his uncle and a neighbor who was a decorated WWII, Korea, and Vietnam veteran, He hopes to pursue an MBA after he graduates. And he’s looking for an internship if anyone knows anything!!

2017-2018 Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholar
John Sines '18 Marine Corps

2015-2017 Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholar
Abby Malchow ’17
Abby Malchow

Abby Malchow is a 2017 MBA Candidate at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. She currently serves in the U.S. Navy Reserve and served on active duty from 2001 to 2009. She deployed twice to Iraq and once to Japan supporting humanitarian relief efforts. She is a frequent volunteer for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) as a veteran advocate. She received her B.B.A. from the University of San Diego.


2014-2015 Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholar
Stephanie Thompson ’15 Navy

Stephanie Thompson is a senior Finance major in the Smith school. She served 7 years active duty in the Navy and earned the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal and the National Defense Service Medal among others. She joined the Navy when she was 17 right before graduating from high school! She credits her Navy experience with opening her eyes, allowing her to travel and broadening her horizons. As a first generation college student, Stephanie hopes to finish her Bachelor’s degree this spring and to eventually earn her MBA in International Relations. When she graduates in May, she will be commissioned as an Ensign and will be assigned to Rhode Island to attend Supply Corps school. Eventually she hopes to work in anti-human trafficking which has become an interest and passion of hers.


2013-2014 Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholar
Daniel Crystal '14

2011-2013 Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholar
Gerald Ruiz

2010-2011 Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholar
Mark Hull

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