Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Georgia's Own Credit Union Awards Fayetteville Student $2,000

In the continued spirit of giving back to the community, Georgia’s Own Credit Union presented Amy Evans of Fayetteville a $2,000 college scholarship. Evans was the third-place winner in Georgia’s Own Credit Union’s college scholarship contest. Evans is a rising freshman at the University of Georgia and plans to study chemistry. Some of her numerous accomplishments included membership in the National Honors Society, Beta Club, chorus, and the Girl Scouts.

For seven years, Georgia’s Own Credit Union has given scholarships to young adults who demonstrate good financial habits, a commitment to their community and a commendable academic record. Applicants were required to write an essay outlining their goals, aspirations, and future plans. Evans was one of the many exemplary students who applied this year.

According to Georgia’s Own Credit Union’s CEO, Charlotte Ayers“Each year, the selection process becomes more difficult as the number and quality of applications increases. We congratulate all of our young adult members for their outstanding achievements, and we are honored to facilitate the education of these future leaders.”

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