David J Cooney '20
David J Cooney is a Junior majoring in History. He hails from the state of Florida and calls St. Petersburg home. Dave is the eldest of 4 children. He grew up as the prototypical beach kid, always listening to Jimmy Buffet, Matchbox 20, Bob Marley, etc. with his father. He played a ubiquitous amount of sports as a kid, graduating from Boca Ciega High School located in Gulfport, Florida in 2010.
He entered the United States Army as a Cannon Crew member on Valentines Day 2011 and served over three years of active service in Fort Benning, Ga, Fort Sill, Ok, Camp Casey, South Korea and Fort Hood, Texas. He then transitioned into the Army Reserves deploying to Kuwait and Iraq in 2015.