Thomas Sunderland<br />


“I am honored to represent the USS INDIANA as a SubForce Scholar. I am happy to carry on the legacy of excellence that my Dad got to be a part of. I am thankful for the Dolphin Scholarship which is helping me achieve my dreams as a professional symphony musician.” 

Selected: 2024
Sponsor: EMNC(SS) Martin L. Sunderland, USN (Ret.)
High School:  Grassfield High School
College: University of South Carolina
Year: Freshman
Major: Violin Performance
Academic & Extracurricular Highlights:
• Bay Youth Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster
• Grassfield Orchestra Student of the Year
• Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Gamma Xi Chapter Talent Hunt 2024 First Prize Winner
• 2024 All-State Violinist
• Young Artist Concerto Competition Winner
Scholarship: USS Indiana (SSN 789) Diane Donald Scholar