Both students, who will each receive $5,000 in cash grants from
"Both Simmy and Seth exemplify the spirit of this wonderful scholarship established by Crowley Maritime Corporation in memory of Thomas B. Crowley, Sr." said Webb Institute President Robert C. Olsen, Jr., RADM, USCG (Ret.). "They have demonstrated leadership qualities, are involved with school and community activities, show interest in and are dedicated to the maritime industry and possess academic promise. Both are wonderful representatives of the school."
As the 2010 Class President, Willemann is involved in several school activities, including creating an online student merchandise store. She is also a member of the Woofs - the Webb Institute's choral group - and plays the violin for the Webb Band. Outside of school, Willemann plays the violin in the North Shore Symphony Orchestra, volunteers at the
Cooley is also a member of the class of 2010, and is captain of the Webb Sailing Team. As such, he has represented the school at national sailing events in
The recent Crowley Webb scholarships are part of
The Webb Institute, located in
Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 117-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are the following services: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.