Morristown Airport Awards 2016 Scholarships to Five Local Seniors

Hanover Township – DM AIRPORTS, LTD., operators of Morristown Airport, proudly awarded its annual scholarships to five local seniors from Hanover Park, Madison, Morristown and Whippany Park High Schools for 2016. This marks the 16th year that DM AIRPORTS, LTD. has presented scholarship awards in the community.

2016 Scholarship Winners and Colleges of Choice

Hanover Park High School:

Meghan Lucas – Attending Penn State University


Madison High School:

Mackaella Goodwin – Attending Lycoming College


Morristown High School:

Rachel Ahlmeyer – Attending Springfield College

Marisa Joel – Attending Georgetown University


Whippany Park High School

Bradley Ritschel – Attending University of Texas at Dallas

Each scholarship recipient was awarded with a one-time, $1,250 scholarship that can be used for tuition, books or other eligible fees associated with collegiate attendance. Since its inception in 2001, DM AIRPORTS, LTD. has awarded more than $255,000 in awards to deserving seniors across Morris County.

“This year’s recipients of the DM AIRPORTS, LTD. and Morristown Airport Scholarship were once again an impressive group,” said Airport Director Bill Barkhauer. “It’s rewarding for us to give back to the students in our community as they move on to the next chapter of their lives and who will hopefully continue to be integral parts of Morris County’s success.”

DM AIRPORTS, LTD., the private company that operates Morristown Municipal Airport, funds the scholarship program and defines the selection criteria.  Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based Scholarship Managers, a division of Career Opportunities Through Education, Inc. (C.O.T.E), receives and evaluates individual applications, and selects the actual scholarship recipients.

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MMU Airport Scholarship Program Enters 16th Year

High Schools Eligible:

  • Hanover Park High School
  • Madison High School
  • Morristown High School
  • Whippany Park High School

DM AIRPORTS, LTD., operators of Morristown Airport, is offering five scholarships to members of the graduating classes of Morristown, Whippany Park, Hanover Park and Madison high schools for the 16th year.

Seniors from the aforementioned high schools are eligible to apply for the scholarship.  The one-time award of $1,250 may be used for tuition, books or other eligible fees associated with college attendance.  Students interested in being considered for the scholarship can complete applications available from their high school guidance office.

This year’s selection process marks the 16th year that the airport will offer the scholarships.  Since the program’s inception in 2001, nearly 200 area students have received financial assistance for their freshman year of college, totaling $250,000. DM AIRPORTS, LTD will award a total of $6,250 to students from the Class of 2016, bringing the total of scholarships granted beyond the $250,000 mark.

“We are very excited to be able to offer these scholarships to local students for a 16th year,” said Airport Executive Director Bill Barkhauer. “Hard-working and well-rounded exemplifies the type of people who work at Morristown Airport and it’s gratifying to reward students who mirror our values.”