Dartmouth student awarded Coast Guard scholarship

Sep 28, 2021

A student from South Dartmouth attending Fitchburg State University this fall was awarded a scholarship from the Coast Guard Foundation.

According to a release, Cailey Desirey was among 158 students honored by the foundation that awarded a total of $345,500 to the recipients.

Desirey is the child of retired Coast Guard Petty Officer Brent Desirey.

Since the program began in 1990, the foundation has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships

“We are honored to continue our dedication to the children of the Coast Guard as they pursue their higher education goals,” said Susan Ludwig, president, Coast Guard Foundation. “These amazing students are already a benefit to their communities and a proud example of the values instilled in them by their Coast Guard parents. Our support is only possible because of generous investments from individuals, families and foundations across the country.”