By Amber King - Telcoe Federal Credit Union
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Telcoe Federal Credit Union continues its longstanding commitment to the community by offering an annual scholarship program to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education. The Telcoe Scholarship provides financial assistance of $500 to recipients attending college or technical school. This year, Telcoe Federal Credit Union awarded a total of $6,500 in scholarships to 13 exceptional students, both in-state and out-of-state.
Every April, we celebrate YOUTH MONTH at Telcoe Federal Credit Union. We offer special rate youth certificates of deposit, youth savings accounts, coloring contests, and scholarship applications are accepted. Learn more about youth accounts by visiting https://www.telcoe.com/accounts/personal-savings.html#youth.
Selection criteria for the scholarships included exceptional academic achievements, notable extracurricular involvement, and the submission of well-crafted essays. The recipients of this year's Telcoe Scholarships represent a group of talented individuals:
Addison Savage - Arkansas State University
Alexis Rudder - University of Central Arkansas
Bennet Varner - Arkansas Tech University
Caleb Warren - University of Central Arkansas
Christopher Reason - Mercer University
Cole Robinson - University of Arkansas
Eva Godwin - University of Arkansas
Ian Hogg - University of Central Arkansas
Kyran Armoster - Arkansas State University
Lauren Walters - University of Arkansas
Michael Bowman - Arkansas State University
Shaylee Stolzer - University of Central Arkansas
Thomas Lu - Pitzer College
"We are extremely excited for the remarkable increase in scholarships this year, surpassing last year's count," said Michele Beasley, Vice President of Marketing at Telcoe Federal Credit Union. "In addition to our scholarship program, we are thrilled to highlight our recent partnership announcement with Pulaski County Special School District at Maumelle High School -Academies of Central Arkansas, as our objective is to foster sound financial principles with students. We want to acknowledge that without the support of our members, none of these opportunities would be possible," Beasley emphasized.
Telcoe Federal Credit Union remains committed to supporting the educational dreams and aspirations of our community. For more information about Telcoe Federal Credit Union and its scholarship program, please visit www.telcoe.com.