Lexus and her twin brother, Noah, were only 2 ½ years old when their father was deployed to Iraq. Their father, SSG Kent Moorefield (retired) was serving as a supply sergeant with the 505th Engr. in Mosul, Iraq. After serving 14 months in Iraq, he returned home a changed man suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He served faithfully and proudly for 26 years in the military and then joined Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh, NC as a contract Logistics Manager serving there 12 ½ years.
Lexus’ family says that the No Greater Sacrifice Scholarship means everything to her. She thought graduating with no debt was something that happened to other people and never dreamed it would happen for her. It has lifted a huge financial burden off of her family and for that she is truly grateful. She says she is humbled and honored to receive the NGS Scholarship when it’s her father who did the sacrificing. She is a daddy’s girl and in her eyes he is the hero, for he is the one who sacrificed his time, body, and mind and although Kent still battles PTSD today, he says he wouldn’t hesitate to serve his Country all over again.
NGS would like to thank the Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund in supporting Lexus and helping her reach her dreams.