Webb student Tyler Gray-Hoehn receives Crowley scholarshipOct 18, 2017 09:45 AM
(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) — On Wednesday, Webb Institute, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering, announced the 2017-18 recipient of the Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship by Crowley Maritime Corp. The Webb scholarship selection committee chose Tyler Gray-Hoehn (Class of 2018) from Brookfield, Wis., for his hard work, academic excellence and superb leadership skills that he actively displays on and off campus.
Throughout his time at Webb Institute, Gray-Hoehn has been very active in student government and community projects because of his love for Webb and his desire to give back. This year, he is the senior class president, as well as the vice president of the Student Organization (SO). He has also been Webb’s motor boat chairman, van chairman, and a member of the Honor Council. In addition to his campus leadership roles, Gray-Hoehn is active in Webb’s athletics, playing on both the soccer and volleyball teams. He said his involvement in campus activities and leadership at Webb have taught him invaluable lessons that will benefit him in his professional and personal life forever. Unlike most Webb graduates, Gray-Hoehn plans to be a merchant mariner after commencement.
“Tyler is a great asset to the Webb community,” said Dean Matthew Werner. “He has stood out as a leader in the student body since setting foot on campus three years ago. His commitment and passion for Webb is admirable, as is his drive to make Webb a better place through his own actions. I feel that Tyler’s record of achievement at Webb reflects what the Crowley scholarship seeks to recognize.”
“The Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program provides assistance to Webb students who demonstrate attributes that both Crowley and Webb hold in high esteem – leadership, service, and commitment to the maritime industry,” said President R. Keith Michel. “We are most appreciative of Crowley’s ongoing commitment to higher education and honored to continue our partnership with Crowley Maritime Corp.”
Since 1984, Crowley has provided more than $3 million in scholarship funding for more than 1,000 students. The company has also donated more than $2 million over the years to support other educational programs. In 1994, Chairman and CEO Tom Crowley Jr. established the Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program in honor of his father who led the company to extraordinary heights before passing away in 1994. The company continues to give scholarship dollars to deserving students in the U.S., Alaska and Puerto Rico. In 2006, the program was expanded to Central America, and to date has provided financial assistance to more than 20 students in that region. To learn more about the Crowley scholarship program, visit www.crowley.com/scholarships.