More scholarships awarded
SIU Credit Union, Carbondale, Ill., awarded $1,000 scholarships to five students for the 2017-18 school year.
First Financial FCU of Maryland, Lutherville, Md., awarded 45 deserving high school students with $3,000 college scholarships. Winners were chosen from a field of more than 300 applicants.
Hughes FCU, Tucson, Ariz., surpassed 100,000 members, $837 million in loans and $1 billion in assets in 2016. The news was announced to approximately 500 member-owners at the credit union’s 65th annual meeting, when the CU also awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships to local high school students.
For the ninth year in a row Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Community Choice CU’s Foundation awarded $100,000 in scholarships to 20 high school seniors from across Michigan. Each scholar received $5,000. As a prerequisite of receiving the award, each has pledged to attend school and build their careers in-state.
Western Division FCU, Williamsville, N.Y., awarded scholarships to 6 members who are high school seniors planning to further their education at a two- or four-year college or university. This year’s winners received $1,000 each, with one recipient awarded an additional $500 due to her service to the community.
Meridian Trust FCU, Cheyenne, Wyo., awarded scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to Janelle Dehnert of Lander and Austin Tarango of Laramie.