UNH Students Leave for the Marines
October 29, 2008
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WEST HAVEN–In the beginning of November, two students will be saying goodbye to UNH, friends, and family as they embark on lifelong goals of serving their country in the Marine Corps.
Jay Peter Foley was born on July 13, 1989 to Elaine Sanborn and James Foley. He is a native of Wallingford, Conn. and went to Notre Dame High School, where he holds the record for most tackles on their football team. He attended UNH last year as a freshman and majored in Criminal Justice. He will be starting boot camp in South Carolina on Nov. 3. After basic training he will be serving in the First Battalion Bravo Company.
Stepan Mykola Halkowycz was born on July 28, 1989. He grew up in Teaneck, N.J. with his parents, Olena and Zane Halkowycz. Stepan attended UNH as a freshman and majored in International Justice and is fluent in five languages. He enjoys traveling, working on his motorcycle, and hanging with friends.
Jay and Stepan were both active on campus; Jay was a member of the CJ Club and Stepan was on the hockey team earlier in the year. Both were also active brothers of the Delta Chi Fraternity. All the brothers wish them success in their future, and a safe return home.