To provide scholarship support for senior students who attend Ligonier Valley High School, Greater Latrobe High School, or Mount Pleasant Area High School who either have made a commitment to serve in the military or have a family member who is serving or has honorably served in the military. This award was created to honor two local Medal of Honor winners. Sgt. Carey was a Ligonier graduate killed in action during World War II. Pvt. Ewing was born in the Ligonier Valley and honored for his bravery in action during the Civil War.