Kristin Martin
2021-2022 Graduate Student
From Jacksonville, Florida
Kristin Martin
$3,000 USS Thomas Hudner Scholarship sponsored by USS Thomas Hudner Commissioning Committee Recipient


Attended: Old Dominion University Will be attending Creighton University


Master of Science in Nursing, Advanced Holistic Nursing/Nurse Educator

Academic & Extracirricular Highlights:

  • 4.00 College GPA
  • Run Ambassador: Represented the City of Monterey (and the United States) as the first Running Ambassador to Dubrovnik’s Du Motion Runners’ Days as a part of the cities Sister-City Runner Exchange Program.
  • Regional Hero Care Caseworker volunteer: Complete emergency communications contact card casework for deployed service members and their families.


“Not only is she one of the most hard-working, dedicated, loyal, and wisest people I have ever met, she is a driven woman who is passionate about helping others. The positive energy, work ethic, and intelligence she brings to any organization is invaluable.”

Kelly ElmoreMilitary Spouse

“I hope to continue to champion the health and wellness of service members, veterans and their families through my professional endeavors. As a military spouse and mom of three, your generosity will ease the financial burden of higher educator on my family, which will enable a healthier school-family life balance and a greater ability to focus on course work. Thank you, again, wholeheartedly for this thoughtful and generous gift.”