July 29, 2014
-- TICONDEROGA, NY – The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Academic Scholarship Program being offered to TFCU members who are high school seniors.
Five $500 scholarships were awarded in 2014. The recipients are Katie Whittemore of Elizabethtown-
Lewis Central School, Corinne White (ELCS), Anthony Dushane of Ticonderoga High School, Justin Lough of Schroon Lake Central School and Ian Lowe (SLCS). Katie Whittemore was also a Credit Union Association of New York (CUANY) statewide winner of $500 and a chapter winner of an additional $500. Additionally, Corinne White, Anthony Dushane, Justin Lough and Ian Lowe were each awarded a $250 chapter award.
“Thank you Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union for this generous investment in my future. It is nice to have the support of a wonderful credit union in our communities,”
said scholar Katie Whittemore.
“We are glad to have contributed to the financial education of these three outstanding members.” said TFCU President and CEO, Shawn Hayes. “We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”
Each year, TFCU awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are TFCU members, have displayed outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements and demonstrated an awareness of the “people helping people” credit union philosophy. Applicants are judged by representatives of the Credit Union Association of New York (CUANY), located in Albany, NY.
Students interested in applying should look for 2015 scholarship applications to become available this fall at any of the Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union’s three branch locations and on their website; http://www.tfcunow.com