College of Western Idaho's chapter of Student Veterans of America, SVA-CWI, aims to create a community of veterans, first responders, and students connected to the military who:

  • Provide students with camaraderie and moral support.
  • Introduce veterans to employers, educational opportunities, and support programs, to help them succeed.


Photo of Scott  Schmick
Scott Schmick President
Photo of Ryan  Heffelfinger
Ryan Heffelfinger Secretary
Photo of Jesse Hernandez
Jesse Hernandez Treasurer


Photo of Shannon Kerr
Coordinator, Veterans & Military Family Services

Club News

A speaker stands at a podium to present awards to college students.

Students at CWI were recognized and celebrated for their leadership on campus and in the community at the Student Leadership Banquet Friday, April 26.

Giving Tree Drop Off Box

Help bring holiday cheer to children in the Treasure Valley by participating in the 15th-annual Giving Tree benefitting CASA of Southwest Idaho.

CWI Patriot Range with numerous flags

CWI will celebrate Veterans Day with a handful of activities to pay tribute and honor those who are serving or have served our country.