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City Credit Union, Wichita Federal Award Annual Scholarships

Recently, two credit unions - City Credit Union and Wichita Federal Credit Union - epitomized the "people helping people" motto by helping high school and college students continue their education. Annual scholarships are a time-honored tradition among many credit unions. Read below to learn more about City Credit Union and Wichita Federal's recent scholarship recipients.

City Credit Union Helps Two Students Continue Education

Michaela Reynolds William Ahmu and family

Each year, City Credit Union (Independence, MO) awards two $1,000 scholarships to students continuing their education, whether at a university, junior college or vocational school. This year's recipients were:

  • William Ahmu graduated from Blue Springs High School and American Heritage Distance Learning Program. William will attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, this summer as a freshman.
  • Michaela Reynolds graduated from Fort Osage High School. She will start her junior year at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. 

Both recipients displayed a true understanding of the credit union mission of "people helping people." Their dedication to their academic success and community involvement are commendable. 

Wichita Federal Credit Union Awards $8,000 in Scholarships

Wichita Federal Credit Union (Wichita, KS) awarded a total of $8,000 in scholarships to local students. Eight students were awarded $1,000 each for post-secondary education on Thursday, June 23. Applicants were recognized for their dedication to academics, school activities and community involvement.   

This year's winners include:

  • Saige Baalman, daughter of Gregory and Lisa Baalman  
  • Isaac Gonzalez, son of Abel and Jennifer Gonzalez  
  • Megan Holder, daughter of Daniel and Lucille Holder  
  • Gabriel Nixon, son of Kip and Sara Nixon  
  • Sean Naudet, son of Paul and Kendra Naudet  
  • Emily Roets, daughter of Michael and Megan Roets  
  • Adelyn Schurle, daughter of Phil and Stacy Schurle  
  • Sara Zoglman, daughter of Gary and Jean Zoglman   

WFCU began awarding scholarships in 2004 to reward and encourage young members as they pursue post-secondary education. Since that time, over $79,000 has been invested into local students’ education through this program.