Student Veterans Association National Conference Orlando 2016

St. Petersburg College Student Veterans Association chapters were well-represented at NATCOM2016 this year!  The Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and St. Petersburg-Gibbs campuses were all represented. Student Veterans came back with a bunch of great ideas, enthusiasm and plans for the future.

Enclosed are pictures of SVA-Clearwater on the first day at breakfast (small group), last day at banquet (large group at table) and our representation at the 7 a.m. Saturday morning Motivational Run in which Byrd and Ayala ran and Hauser ran while calling cadence LOUDLY for three miles!

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About Jeff Cavanagh

Jeff Cavanagh spent his freshman year at St. Petersburg Junior College back in the early 70s before enlisting in the United States Navy. Soon after, he attended Jacksonville University on a Navy ROTC scholarship. After college, he was commissioned and became a qualified Surface Warfare Officer spending the next 22 years honing his skills as a ship-handler and expert recruiter before retiring in 1994. Jeff expresses a deep sense of pride in St. Petersburg College due to connections that go back many years. His father, Tom Cavanagh, was a career Air Force fighter pilot and combat veteran who taught Geography and Western Civilization at St. Petersburg Junior College in the 60’s and 70’s.

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