VWIL Cadets Earn National Honors

Twin sisters Carolyn and Kimberly Denny were honored Monday at Virginia Military Institute with national scholarships worth $5,000, representing the best in all of Army ROTC.

The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association presented the awards to the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWIL) cadets, both senior sociology/psychology majors from Jacksonville, Florida.

Col. Wesley Fox, a Medal of Honor recipient, presented the Medal of Honor Scholarship to Carolyn Denny and Lt. Gen John Dubia presented a scholarship, founded in his name, to Kimberly Denny.

Carolyn Denny is first captain for VWIL who contracted with the Army in November 2013. Kimberly Denny is public relations officer for VWIL. Both sisters enlisted in the National Guard in June 2012 and are members of the Aviation Club and the Presidents Society, among many activities. The sisters, who want to become pilots, will commission in the Army in May 2015 and have been selected for the Aviation Branch.

C Denny and Wes Fox
Col. Wesley Fox presents the Medal of Honor Scholarship to Carolyn Denny.
ieutenant General John Dubia, US Army Retired, presented the LTG JOHN A, DUBIA, USA (Ret.) SCHOLARSHIP  to Kimberly Denny.
Lieutenant General John Dubia presented the LTG JOHN A, DUBIA, USA (Ret.) SCHOLARSHIP to Kimberly Denny.