About Col. Hugh J. Holloman

Hugh J. (Jerry) Holloman, a retired Colonel with 30 years of service in the United States Marine Corps, lives in Manassas, Virginia. Jerry is a 1973 graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, with a bachelor of sciences degree in journalism, and is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity where, as an alumnus, he served on the chapter’s House Corporation. In addition to his military service, Jerry retired in 2011 as vice president and publisher of Mobility magazine for the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council. Jerry is the father of two and has three grandchildren.


About Major R. Mark "Hondo" Davids

R. Mark “Hondo” Davids, a retired Major with 22 ½ years of service in the United States Marine Corps, lives in Centreville, Virginia. Hondo is a 1977 graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, with a bachelor of sciences degree in Horticulture Education, and is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. While a student, he was an officer candidate in the USMC Platoon Leaders Course and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation. As an ΣAE alumnus, he has served in various capacities and is currently a board member on the National Financial and Housing Corporation. Upon retirement from the Marines he served in various sections of the Chief of Naval Operations as a financial management consultant until his retirement in 2010. He currently spends his time volunteering for the Boy Scouts of America. Hondo is the father of two and has four grandchildren.

About the Scholarship

The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for United States Marine Corps (USMC) veterans or Officer Candidates at the University of Maryland. Veterans who are members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity or are active in the Greek system are encouraged to apply, though all USMC veterans or Officer Candidates are eligible to receive the scholarship.

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