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West Community Awards Scholarships

West Community Credit Union (O'Fallon) has awarded five $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors within its membership. The recipients were evaluated on a variety of criteria, including grade point average, ACT or SAT scores, curriculum, extracurricular activities, financial need and recommendations.

“We are very proud of this year’s scholarship recipients,” says Gary Hinrichs, president and CEO of West Community Credit Union. “West Community has always emphasized the importance of education and these exceptional students share our commitment to hard work and continuing education.”

Since 1995, the annual West Community scholarship program has supported school districts in the credit union’s field of membership by providing financial assistance to graduating seniors for future professional plans and personal growth.

This year’s recipients include (as pictured) : Christopher Lynas – St. Louis University High School; Katherine Nikodym – Brentwood High School; Perri Edwards - Webster Groves High School; Miriam Kunz - Webster Groves High School; and, Mia Stuckel - Lindbergh High School (inset).