Oceanside CA– North County beer distributor Markstein Beverage Co. and Folds of Honor Foundation will present a $5,000 college scholarship to Tomomi Huff, wife of fallen United States Marine Corps Corporal Justin L. Huff. The presentation will take place at the MiraCosta College, Board of Trustees Room,1 Barnard Drive, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA 92056, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 3 p.m. during the MiraCosta College Board of Trustees Meeting.
Of more than 1 million dependents of military service men and women, 87% do not qualify for educational assistance from the US Department of Veterans Affairs and other government programs. This scholarship helps military dependents with needed financial support to attend college.
Tomomi’s husband, USMC Corporal Justin L. Huff, was killed January 2, 2006, while he was attending intelligence school in Virginia. Tomomi was three months pregnant with their son at the time. Tomomi now attends MiraCosta College in Oceanside where she is majoring in Nursing.
About Markstein Beverage Company
Markstein Beverage Co. is your locally owned and independently operated beer distributor, bringing fresh beer to California’s local bars, restaurants, and grocery stores since 1919. Today, the company markets over 200 brands of beer, from light American lagers and Mexican imports to barrel-aged stouts and Belgian sours. At its San Marcos distribution center, you will find 150 local beer experts, including draught service technicians, merchandisers, sales people, and delivery drivers, working around the clock to ensure a diverse selection of quality beer is available throughout North County. www.marksteinbeer.com
About the Folds of Honor Foundation
Folds of Honor Foundation facilitates post-secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our great nation. www.foldsofhonor.org