Area Students Awarded Scholarships
Left to right, Jordan Crass, Mynah Xiong, VCCU Board Chair Gary Engebretson. Not pictured, Christopher Hale and Maria Baumann. (Contributed photo)
For the City-Times
Valley Communities Credit Union, with offices in Kronenwetter, Marshfield, Mosinee, Stevens Point, Wausau, and Wisconsin Rapids, recently awarded four local student members with educational scholarships for the 2014-15 school year.
Each year, Valley Communities Credit Union awards one $1000 scholarship and three $500 scholarships to area students who are pursuing post secondary education. Award winners were chosen based on commitment to school and community activities, previous honors or awards, volunteer work and more.
To date Valley Communities Credit Union has awarded $15,500 in scholarships to area students since the beginning of the program in 2008.
2014 award winners are: Christopher Hale, of Pittsville; Jordan Crass, of Stevens Point; Mynah Xiong, currently attending UW-Stevens Point; and Maria Baumann of Plover.
Christopher Hale is currently attending Pittsville High School and has been accepted into the Automotive Technician program at Mid-State Technical College starting in the fall, 2014.
Jordan Crass is currently a senior at SPASH and will be attending UW-Oshkosh in the fall of 2014 for nursing.
Mynah Xiong is currently a student at UW-Stevens Point pursuing her degree in elementary education.
Maria Baumann is currently a senior at Pacelli High School and will be attending the College of Saint Benedict in the Fall 2014.
Scholarship applications were screened to exclude any identifying information. A separate committee then reviewed each applicant’s submission. Valley Communities Credit Union commends all the scholarship applicants on their hard work and dedication and wish them the best in pursuing their dreams!