May 3 2013

Giving Back to Our Members: 20 Students Earn Scholarships from Consumers Credit Union

Dollars for ScholarsWe are pleased to announce the winners of our annual Dollars for Scholars Scholarship Program. Consumers Credit Union has been helping student members achieve their dreams of attending college for over 20 years. More than 70 scholarships have been awarded since the program’s inception. The Dollars for Scholars program is funded by staff on “Casual for a Cause” Fridays, as well as from coin machine revenue.

This year, Consumers is awarding 20 graduating seniors scholarships of $500 along with an iPad. Scholarship winners are not only exemplary students; they are also excellent citizens in our community. Each applicant is evaluated with equal emphasis on academic achievement, community service, essay content, and letters of recommendation.

Courtney Rus, co-chair of the Dollars for Scholars Committee, says, “Dollars for Scholars is a great way for Consumers Credit Union to be involved with the development and education of our future leaders and give back to our student members.”

2013 Dollars for Scholars winners represent thirteen local high schools. Please congratulate our winners:

Elizabeth Anderson—Plainwell High School—Plainwell

Alissa Bean—Quincy High School—Quincy

Marine Bolliet—Kalamazoo Central High School—Kalamazoo

Sasha Burnett—Quincy High School—Quincy

Cassandra Cook—Portage Central High School—Portage

Lindsey Dopheide—Lawton High School—Lawton

Mallory Dreyer—Holland Christian High School—Holland

Samantha Govert—West Ottawa High School

Alex Grainger—Mattawan High School—Mattawan

Gagan Gupta—Portage Northern High School—Portage

Grace Houtrouw—Kalamazoo Central High School—Kalamazoo

Darren Jacks—Mattawan High School—Mattawan

Danielle Kahler—Loy Norrix High School—Kalamazoo

Andrew Levy—Loy Norrix High School—Kalamazoo

Hannah Lyon—L.C. Mohr High School—South Haven

Jacob Minor—Mattawan High School—Mattawan

Bonnie Pease—Heritage Christian Academy—Kalamazoo

Adam Standiford—Mattawan High School—Mattawan

Grace Stevenson—Otsego High School—Otsego

Logan Walters—Mattawan High School—Mattawan

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