FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Justin Pesch was selected as Marian University’s January Veteran of the Month.
Pesch served in the United States Marine Corps from 2008-2012, and worked in the Combat Operation Center in Afghanistan from 2011-2012. Pesch continues to serve the local community through several organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, Wounded Warrior Project and Salute the Troops. Pesch is a student at Marian, where he is majoring in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security.
The Veteran of the Month contest, presented by Marian University and Sunny 97.7/96.1 WTCX, highlights one area veteran each month. Each veteran chosen will receive a plaque, an appreciation package from Marian University and Sunny 97.7’s sponsors, including a 3 credit undergraduate class which can be redeemed in winterim or summer session 2015, or in any of the adult undergraduate sessions. In addition, recipients will be honored with a monthly ceremony at Marian University, and have the opportunity to share their story on the radio.
Deserving veterans may be nominated by visiting http://www.radioplusinfo.com/2014/10/17/veteranofthemonth/. Marian University will select one veteran at the end of each month.