UTSA student Andrew Bland IV receives $81K Army ROTC scholarship

Andrew Bland IV

At the scholarship presentation are Andrew Bland IV (center) with his father Andrew Bland III (left) and Col. Erik Peterson.
(U.S. Army photo by Steve Arel)

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(Jan. 24, 2013) -- Andrew Bland IV, a UTSA freshman cadet majoring in political science, received an Army ROTC scholarship valued at more than $81,000 on Jan. 5 during the NCSA Athletic Recruiting breakfast at the Hyatt Regency hotel in San Antonio. The event was associated with the U.S. Army All American Bowl.

The scholarship was presented by Col. Erik Peterson, deputy commander, U.S. Army Cadet Command. Bland was joined by his father, Andrew Bland III.

NCSA (National Collegiate Scouting Association) is a team of 300 former athletes who use the lessons of sports to help student-athletes commit, succeed and lead through the lessons of sports. NCSA educates, assists and connects college coaches with committed student-athletes and sports-minded companies.