MidWest Financial Credit Union, Ann Arbor, Mich., announced the recipients of its annual Scholarship Award. Emily Hilsabeck and Ariel Schepers were presented with $1,500 scholarships by President Mike Stevens at MidWest’s annual meeting. A four-person committee reviewed the applications and selected the recipients based upon their academic achievements, community and school involvement, and financial need. Hilsabeck will graduate from Fraser High School in June and plans to attend Grand Valley State University to pursue a degree in marketing and business. Schepers is studying political science and governmental studies at the University of Michigan and plans to study law after completing her undergraduate degree. The scholarship fund was established through Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation in 2000 and each year qualified MidWest members are invited to apply for the award.

Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union, Clinton Township, Mich., is providing 30 school districts the funding to offer 2008 high school seniors the opportunity to earn one of 30 Educational Solutions Scholarship awards. Students chosen by the school district will each receive a one-time scholarship valued at $1,000 towards college tuition, books or related expenses. One graduating high school senior will be selected by district representatives of the 30 school districts in Macomb and Oakland counties.

TruMark Financial Credit Union, Trevose, Pa., hosted a Financial Jeopardy Game and awarded $10,000 in scholarships to five high school seniors who competed in the event. Students from Bensalem, Conestoga, Neshaminy, Plymouth Whitemarsh and Truman high schools played for the $5,000 scholarship top prize. Justin Kuprevich, a senior at Neshaminy High School, scored the most points and won the top prize. Kuprevich plans to attend Penn State University’s Abington campus in the fall. Other scholarship recipients were: Jeffrey Altomare from Bensalem High School who won 2nd place and a $2,500 scholarship. Michale Witten from Plymouth Whitemarsh High School who won 3rd place and a $1,500 scholarship. Runners-up who won a $500 scholarship were Joseph Gamboa from Truman High School and Daniel Marion from Conestoga High School.

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