American Heritage Federal Credit Union, Philadelphia, awarded 25 $1,000 college scholarships to young credit union members. The credit union’s scholarship committee selected the 2012 scholarship recipients based on their scholarly merits, community and school involvement, a letter of recommendation and an essay on how American Heritage can help achieve their American Dream. A scholarship banquet held last month honored the 25 recipients: Daniel Adler from Pennsbury High School, Benjamin Bonner from Timber Creek Regional High School, Katie Bressler from Central Bucks High School South, Matthew Carullo from Methacton High School, Gianna Grossman from Central High School, Sarah Haenn from Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Megan Hittle from North Penn High School, Kelly Holloran from Franklin Learning Center, Alyssa Iaquinto from Central Bucks High School East, Gregory Kappes from Lower Moreland High School, Malisha Liyanage from Upper Moreland High School, Maggie McClay from Philadelphia Academy Charter School, Bryan Melilli from Bucks County Technical High School, James Midkiff from Cherry Hill High School East, Timothy Miller from Central Bucks High School West, Molly Molnar from Washington Township High School, Bridget Moore from St. Basil Academy, Alyssa Mullen from Little Flower High School, Brooke Prestia from North Penn High School, Zach Richard from Souderton Area High School, Natalie Sanchez from Philadelphia Science Leadership, Matthew Simpson from Souderton Area High School, Natalie Waligorski from Haddon Township High School, John Whelan from Conestoga Senior High School and Pharaoh Williams from Academy at Palumbo. 

Atlanta Postal Credit Union, Atlanta, awarded three $1,000 scholarships to young members who demonstrated academic excellence, citizenship and credit union participation. APCU’s Youth Member Development Scholarship reflects the credit union’s belief that education is the foundation that helps young members build a strong, financially sound future. The winners of Atlanta Postal’s 2012 scholarship winners were Tabitha Banks of Lilburn, Ga., who is still selecting a college to attend, will be majoring in biological sciences; Victoria James of Fayetteville, Ga., who plans to attend Gardner-Webb University and majoring in nursing; and Courtney Knight of Dallas, Ga., who plans on attending Shorter University and majoring in pre-pharmacy/chemistry.

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