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FORT KNOX GOLD VAULT CHAPTER CHAPTER - Jun 25, 2019

Industry Sponsors Lift Off Scholarship Event

In June, the chapter had its second general membership meeting of the year, which was sponsored by Perspecta. The chapter was able to award five students each $2,000 Lift Off Scholarships. Two of the five students were able to attend the event: Langley Williams and Gavin Vice of Central Hardin High School, Elizabethtown, Kentucky. After the scholarships were awarded, Stu Hammer of Perspecta, gave a presentation on the importance of application transformation. As the senior director of the Application Offerings and Advisory Services for Perspecta, Hammer specializes in driving strategic transformation programs for customers with an emphasis on application transformation to cloud, application modernization and Agile/DevOps application programs. Hammer brings more than 34 years of IT and consulting experience as a proven leader and member of executive-level management teams. He partners corporate objectives with strategic technology advances and innovative trends. He has been a frequent advisor and speaker on IT transformation trends, specializing in application transformation strategies for customers. Hammer graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with a bachelor's in business administration and information management. He earned a master's in computer systems management from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, and was nominated to Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society for collegiate schools of business.

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At the June event, Stu Hammer, senior director, Application Offerings and Advisory Services, Perspecta, discusses the importance of application transformation.
At the June event, Stu Hammer, senior director, Application Offerings and Advisory Services, Perspecta, discusses the importance of application transformation.
Kristin Lancaster of Central Hardin High School, Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Clayton Snider Of Meade County High School, Brandenburg, Kentucky; Allison Tu of dupont Manual High School, Louisville, Kentucky; and Gavin Vice and Langley Williams of Central Hardin High School are the recipients of the Lift Off Scholarship awards, given out at the June event.
Kristin Lancaster of Central Hardin High School, Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Clayton Snider Of Meade County High School, Brandenburg, Kentucky; Allison Tu of dupont Manual High School, Louisville, Kentucky; and Gavin Vice and Langley Williams of Central Hardin High School are the recipients of the Lift Off Scholarship awards, given out at the June event.
Gavin Vice (middle left) and Langley Williams (middle right) accept a Lift Off Scholarship Award from Chairman of the Board of Directors Martin Harbolt, chairman, board of directors (far left), and Chapter President Michael Tague at the June event.
Gavin Vice (middle left) and Langley Williams (middle right) accept a Lift Off Scholarship Award from Chairman of the Board of Directors Martin Harbolt, chairman, board of directors (far left), and Chapter President Michael Tague at the June event.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Breeona Zachary
8593829461

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