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Lint Center Awards Scholar Focused on the Application of Science and Technology in Security Studies

Lint Center for National Security Studies Announces Jack McCoy Scholarship Winner for Outstanding Service as an Aspiring Cultural Ambassador & Emerging Leader in the Field of Science, Technology, & International Affairs

WASHINGTON, D.C., 20 March 2009 – The Lint Center, a non-profit charity, focused on supporting the educational pursuits of the next generation of America’s Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, today announced that Juan Rodrigo T. Ricafort was selected as the winner of the 2009 Jack McCoy Scholarship.

The Jack McCoy Scholarship for Outstanding Service to Country and Mankind provides $500 to recipients pursuing scholastic study in fields related to Counterintelligence, Cultural Understanding, Diplomacy, and National Security studies. This is the first of four scholarships’ to be awarded from the McCoy Scholarship Fund.

“I am tremendously honored to be awarded the Jack McCoy Scholarship from the Lint Center and I am very pleased to receive this distinction from such a prestigious organization,” said Juan Rodrigo T. Ricafort, undergraduate student at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and Peter F. Krogh Honors Scholar 2009. “I feel truly blessed by the opportunities my country has afforded me and I believe that furthering my education by majoring in Science, Technology & International Affairs at Georgetown will enable me to give back to this nation through a career in public service. The intersection of science, technology, and national security is a critical arena and I am grateful for the support and recognition the Lint Center has graciously bestowed upon me.”

“I am gratified to see that Mr. Ricafort and I both share a passion for public service, faith, and an understanding of the importance of cultural awareness, especially as it pertains to Asia,” said Jack McCoy, veteran of the Korean War and namesake of the scholarship award. “This scholarship recognizes outstanding service and a commitment to ennobling one’s appreciation for culture – to build alliances of understanding, to create forums for effective diplomatic exchanges, and to promulgate the universality of strong global governance. I thank the Lint Center for its hard work in identifying a worthy candidate and I congratulate Mr. Ricafort on a job well done.”

“Science and technology are the lifeblood of our nation’s economic competitive advantage and the backbone of America’s national security and intelligence apparatus,” said James Lint, Chairman of the Lint Center for National Security Studies. “Mr. Ricafort, through his research in advanced nuclear radiation technologies, his keen interest in developing a multilayered defense against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear terrorism, his devotion to the study of Japanese linguistics as well as his commitment to volunteerism in America, sets him apart from his peers. Jack McCoy’s legacy is one of service and cultural awareness so it is fitting that this scholarship be awarded to an emerging leader dedicated to scholastic excellence and to one who shares a concurrent reverence for national service.”

Due to the generosity and continued support of the world’s leading private intelligence company, Strategic Forecasting, Inc., Juan Rodrigo T. Ricafort will also receive a one-year subscription to Stratfor’s Subscription Service which includes industry leading intelligence reports providing situational awareness, geopolitical analysis, and analytically rigorous forecasting.

About the 2009 Jack McCoy Scholarship:
The Jack McCoy Scholarship for Outstanding Service to Country and Mankind provides $500 to recipients pursuing scholastic study in fields related to Counterintelligence, Cultural Understanding, Diplomacy, and National Security studies. This scholarship will be offered annually for four consecutive years.

This scholarship will be offered for four consecutive years and is dedicated to honor Mr. Jack McCoy; an American success story born out of the Great Depression, a veteran of the Korean War, and a great citizen who taught foreign students the intricacies of the English language and the complexities of American culture. For more information on scholarship application requirements, please visit http://www.LintCenter.com/2008/mccoy.htm.

About Juan Rodrigo T. Ricafort: Juan Ricafort is a sophomore at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service majoring in Science, Technology, and International Affairs.  With a focus on Security Studies, his academic interests include issues of nuclear nonproliferation, arms control, homeland security, and counterterrorism.  He is a Southern California native who will be studying abroad in Tokyo, Japan during spring 2010. His essay is available.

About Stratfor:
Stratfor is the world’s leading private intelligence company providing individuals and corporations with breaking intelligence, in-depth analysis, assessments and forecasts on global political, economic, security, and public policy issues. Through its unrivalled blend of strategic and tactical expertise, Stratfor helps clients protect their assets, diminish risk and increase opportunities to compete in the global market. Stratfor’s services include free intelligence reports, subscription-based access and confidential consulting. For more information, please visit www.stratfor.com.

About the Lint Center:
The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., founded in 2007, is a non-profit IRS 501 (c) (3) organization created to award merit-based scholarships for Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, their children and scholars, and to advance the study of National Security, cross-cultural studies, and global understanding. The Center, an IRS approved charity, is Veteran and minority operated and managed. For more information, please visit www.LintCenter.com.

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