Capital Communications Federal Credit Union, Albany, N.Y., along with its Capital Communications Cares Foundation awarded $32,500 in scholarships. The credit union honored 10 members with the Weidner Davis scholarship, named for a former board member. The credit union also honored members with the Harold Horning scholarship for children of credit union employees. Horning is a current member for the board and past President/CEO of Capital Communications. Recipients of the Weidner Davis scholarship are Jeremy Abel, Niskayuna, N.Y.; Kylie Bissell, Ballston Spa, N.Y.; Elizabeth Burke, Schenectady, N.Y.; Nick Colaneri, Buskirk, N.Y.; Kevin Conti, Cohoes, N.Y.; Eve Huska, Rensselaer, N.Y.; Mackenzie Keane, Albany, N.Y.; Adrian Mitchell, Niskayuna, N.Y.; Timothy VanEpps, Schenectady, N.Y. and Ryan Wineinger, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Recipients of the Harold Horning scholarship were Brendan Franko, Latham, N.Y.; Jessica Longo, Schenectady, N.Y. and Benjamin Kelly, Schenectady, N.Y. Applicants for both scholarship programs were required to write a 500-word essay in response to the question: “Many issues facing young adults today get a lot of attention in the media. What is the biggest issue facing young adults today that does not get the attention it should?”

Travis Credit Union, Vacaville, Calif., awarded 20 California high school students the Mary Keith Duff memorial scholarship. Each recipient was presented a $1,000 scholarship to help them with college expenses. The students also received a scholarship certificate, a certificate of special congressional recognition, a California State Assembly certificate of recognition, a small gift and complementary photos. The Travis CU Board of Directors established the scholarship program in 2004 and named it the Mary Keith Duff memorial scholarship in honor a long-time board member who passed away in Dec. 2004.


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