Dupaco Community Credit Union, Dubuque, Iowa, has awarded $500 scholarships to five high school seniors. The Tri-State-Area College Scholarship winners are selected based on their academic achievements, extracurricular involvement and interest in the pursuit of an advanced degree. In addition, the graduating seniors must attend any one of seven Tri-state-area accredited colleges as incoming freshmen. The following students have each been awarded $500: Joshua Althaus; Jennifer Deutmeyer; Jennifer George; Jerrett Klar; and Marie Wiederholt. GTA Credit Union, Atlanta, Ga., has awarded a total of $2,000 in scholarships to three deserving seniors. Winners were selected based on need, academic achievement, community and school involvement, and letters of recommendation from teachers or school administrators. This is the eighth year scholarships have been available to outstanding students. This year’s award recipients are Whitney Dykes, Meagan Spradlin and Melanie Black. GTACU has $8.5 million in assets and serves 2,600 members. Los Angeles Police Federal Credit Union, Calif., has awarded one $2,000 scholarship and eight $1,000 scholarships to young members between the ages of 17 and 22. The recipients were selected based on GPA, extracurricular activities, scholastic awards and achievements, community involvement and a written essay. This year’s essay asked “Intimidation and violence on our school campuses have been increasing recently. What do you believe is the source of this problem and how would you address it?” First place went to Sommer Kashowitz and Excellent Achievement awards were distributed to Lauren Barnes, David Kanzaki, Kelly McIntosh, Thomas Zamora, Stacy Jacobellis, Jessica DeBord, Almease Davis, and Susan Anderson. Western Division Credit Union, Williamsville, N.Y., has awarded six $500 scholarships to high school seniors. Applicants were judged on their academic performance, extracurricular activities, community service, leadership positions, honors and awards. This year’s recipients include: Adam Sima; Ashley Nosek; Carrie Wright; Kimberly Puleo; Nicole Wilkolaski; and Elisabeth Knott. Western Division Credit Union has over $70 million in assets and serves over 12,000 members.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?


© 2023 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.


Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.