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Massachusetts Maritime Academy Cadets Awarded Crowley Memorial Scholarships

Massachusetts Maritime Academy cadets Jacquelyn Damery and Joshua-Ryan McFaddin have been awarded Crowley’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships. Each recipient is recognized for their overall individual success and their desire to pursue a career in the maritime industry. As recipients, the cadets exemplify Crowley’s values of drive, integrity and sustainability through their achievements and terms aboard Crowley-owned or -managed vessels.

A senior from Plympton, Massachusetts, Jacquelyn Damery is studying for a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering. Active throughout her academic career, Damery has served as a squad leader and executive officer for the academy’s Fourth Company. She also served as 2nd rate in charge of shipboard hotel utilities aboard the TS Kennedy. Damery completed 62 days aboard Crowley’s tanker MT Louisiana, fulfilling her cadet shipping term requirements. After graduation, Damery plans to continue her maritime career with her ultimate goal of becoming a chief engineer.

Joshua-Ryan McFaddin, a senior from Wasilla, Alaska, is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marine transportation. During his academic career, McFaddin has served as hold captain on the TS Kennedy, requiring working knowledge of its fire and safety equipment. He also serves as a division leader, being responsible for underclassmen aboard the vessel, including mentorship and discipline. McFaddin sailed aboard the Crowley-managed tankers MV American Freedom and MV Magnolia State to complete his sea term and tankerman person in charge (PIC) endorsement. Upon graduation, he looks forward to sailing on U.S. domestic maritime industry vessels and to starting business in the maritime industry.