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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Announces 2022 Houston Award Recipient

Donovan Campbell to be recognized at 12th Annual Houston Awards Dinner October 6

HOUSTON, TX – (August 30, 2022) – The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the Houston Award Recipient for 2022. Donovan Campbell, Executive Vice President, Care Solutions, Accolade, Inc. will be presented with the Semper Fidelis Award during the 12th Annual Houston Awards Dinner on October 6 at the Houston Marriott Marquis.

The Scholarship Foundation’s Semper Fidelis Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated a recurring commitment to an effort which contributes to the betterment of our society. Mr. Campbell currently leads Accolade Expert MD, an innovative solution that connects individuals and their families to world-class specialists from top medical institutions to provide expert medical opinions and guide their diagnosis and treatment. Every year, Accolade Expert MD provides life-changing services to tens of thousands of people facing complex healthcare decisions and challenging healthcare journeys. Previously, Mr. Campbell was Chief Operating Officer of 2nd.MD (re-named Accolade Expert MD), from 2018 until 2021 when the company was acquired by Accolade. In 2013, he co-founded NextOp, a non-profit organization designed to find well-paying jobs for enlisted veterans of the Armed Services. Since its inception NextOp has placed nearly 3,000 veterans into jobs. Before entering the business world, Mr. Campbell served for five years as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, deploying to combat zones three times in both infantry and intelligence/Special Forces support operations. He was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor for his service in Iraq and the Defense Meritorious Service medal for his time in Afghanistan. He is the author of two books, the New York Times Best-Seller “Joker One” and “The Leader’s Code”.

General John F. Kelly USMC (Ret.) will attend as the Military Guest of Honor, and the evening will be led by Master of Ceremonies Sergeant Major Micheal Barrett USMC (Ret.). Annelyse & Mark Frugoni are serving as Chairs for this year’s Dinner.

The Houston Awards Dinner will also celebrate 60 years of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s mission to Honor Marines by Educating Their Children. For the upcoming academic year, a record-breaking $10 million in scholarship support was awarded to more than 2,600 children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen from across the country. Funds raised at the Houston Awards Dinner help support 226 scholarship recipients in Texas who attend 61 different in-state colleges, universities, and career technical education programs.

About The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation:
Established in 1962, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships for military children. Since its inception, the Scholarship Foundation has provided over 50,000 scholarships valued at more than $185 million to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen. For more information on the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, please visit