On June 15th at the Long Island Maritime Museum in West
Sayville, Nancy Wierzbowski, Regent of the Colonel Josiah
Smith Chapter NSDAR, presented the ROTC Award to Cadet
Kendall Mockeridge of the Lt. Michael Murphy Division of the
U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps.
Ms. Mockeridge is a graduating senior and an honor
student at Center Moriches High School. She has accepted an
appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where she will
join the Class of 2017. She was presented with a medal, a
certificate, and a check for $100.
Founded in 1920 in Patchogue, the Colonel Josiah Smith
Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American
Revolution is dedicated to volunteer service, educational
enhancement, and historic preservation. To learn more about
the Colonel Josiah Smith Chapter, please visit