June 1, 2017: At the close of the 2017 school year, six very deserving VLFCU student members, who have plans to pursue post-secondary studies at college in the fall, were each awarded a $500 scholarship from the credit union. This annual scholarship program, which has been in existence since 1996, recognizes and honors student members who have demonstrated strong leadership qualities and active involvement in their schools and communities.
This year’s scholarship recipients are:
Nick Frederick: Nick is an Edison High School graduate who plans to attend The Ohio State University this fall to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with the desire to attend law school. While attending Edison HS, Nick was involved in Academic Challenge, football, baseball, basketball, and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Cole Good: Cole is a Perkins High School graduate who plans to attend BGSU Firelands in the fall and study accounting to become a CPA. His goal is to one day work for a large corporation or own his own business. During his years at Perkins, Cole was involved in football, basketball, and track.
Elizabeth Snell: Elizabeth is a graduate of St. Mary’s Central Catholic High School. Elizabeth plans to attend St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame and major in Digital Media and English Writing with a minor in Film Studies. During her years at SMCC High School, she was involved in Academic Challenge, marching band, several school musicals, and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Brookttanna Fox: Brookttanna is a graduate of Sandusky High School and has been accepted to Kent State University where she will pursue a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. While attending SHS, Brookttanna participated in softball, volleyball, student council, marching band, and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Jacob Luma: Jacob is a graduate of Margaretta High School. Jacob plans to attend the University of Toledo this fall to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing to one day become a Nurse Practitioner. During his years at MHS, he was involved in football, baseball, power lifting, SADD (Students against Destructive Decisions) and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Britain Bennett: Britain is a graduate of Perkins High School and plans to attend The Ohio State University this fall majoring in Broadcast Journalism. During her years at PHS, Britain participated in chorale and chamber choir, Teen Pep, Pirates for Peers, was a cheerleader for both football and basketball, and was a member of the National Honor Society. She is also the 2016 Miss Heart of Ohio Teen USA.
The entire VLFCU staff congratulates these young people for their outstanding accomplishments. We wish them continued success in their course of studies and their chosen career paths.