, a graduate of the DoD High School in Naples, Italy, is a rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Nursing. He is a member of the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps with a four-year commitment to the Nursing Corps. His ambition is a career in medical intelligence, possibly at National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI) or the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). To support his intelligence ambitions, Evan has studied Mandarin for seven years and is earning a minor in East Asian Languagesand Civilizations with a concentration in Chinese. He is using the 2020 CDR Dan F. Shanower Scholarship award to attend a language immersion program at Tamkang University in Taipei, Taiwan this summer and intends to return next summer using his 2021 scholarship funds.
*This is Evan’s second consecutive year to win this scholarship.
Sponsor: Commander Sean O’Connor, USN, National Defense University