Scholarships make a difference! 

Published 5.7.21

 Arsenal Credit Union (Arnold, MO) and United Consumers Credit Union (Independence, MO) awarded their annual scholarships to area students. 

Arsenal Credit Union awards $5,400 in scholarships to four area high school seniors

Since 1997, Arsenal Credit Union has awarded a total of $94,150 to 97 students. This year’s group of scholarship winners demonstrated how they go above and beyond in both their schoolwork and their commitment to the community.

$1,500 winners:

  • Ana Hendrixson, Valle Catholic High School
  • Danielle Ashabranner, Notre Dame High School

$1,200 winners:

  • Justin Keuss, De Smet High School
  • Emily Borawski, Lindbergh High School

Watch the video to learn more about the 2021 scholarship winners.

Arsenal will be accepting applications for its 2022 scholarship in October this year.

United Consumers Credit Union awards 13th annual scholarships

United Consumers Credit Union has awarded $1,500 scholarships to area college students Samantha Feaker and Joshua Patrick, based on their outstanding academic achievements, strong work ethic, social and civic involvement and strong character.

“These young people not only demonstrate academic excellence, but have also proven their leadership skills by participating in a wide range of school and community activities,” states Jay Neathery, president of United Consumers Credit Union. “We look forward to learning about their future success.”

Feaker is currently enrolled at Missouri Western State University, majoring in vocal music education. She graduated from Truman High School and enjoys volunteering for the Special Olympics and litter clean-ups. 

Patrick is currently enrolled at Crowder College, where he’s the third baseman for the winning Roughriders baseball team. He plans to continue his sports medicine degree at an East Coast college this fall.

Since 2009, United Consumers Credit Union has awarded $19,500 in scholarships to local students attending college or other accredited postgraduate programs.

Samantha Feaker stands between sales director,
Blake Taul, and president, Jay Neathery.

Joshua Patrick stands between  sales director,
Blake Taul, 
and SVP John Pinzino.