Shona Anne Schneider, originally from the Bronx, New York, enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2007. Her first duty station was in Okinawa, Japan where she deployed to the Philippines in support of humanitarian relief efforts.
Shona applied to the University of North Carolina Wilmington, in the fall of 2014 and was accepted into the Criminology Program. Utilizing the Extension Site she was able to continue her studies while managing family life, work and school.
After graduation Shona intends on applying to UNCW Graduate School to get her Masters in Conflict Management and Resolution. Shona would like to express her appreciation to her husband Michael, her parents and her children Parker, Kirsten and Ethan.