NOTRE DAME, IN – July 29, 2020 – Notre Dame Federal Credit Union (Notre Dame FCU) awarded twenty-eight scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic school year. Each student will receive $1,500 and an accompanying 2021 summer internship within the credit union department of their choosing.
Graduating High School Recipients include Aidan Couch, Anna Marino, Brooke Duddleson, Caitlin Esarey, David Lui, Diamond Coleman, Ethan Fowler, Haley Sidorowicz, John Cornelius, Madeleine LaPierre, Marie Michalski, Yewon Oh, Rebecca Pan, and Sydney Johnson.
Current College Student Recipients include Alicia Koszyk, Ava Padgett, Bernal Cortes, Caleb Rodriguez, Deidre Foulks, Jack Murphy, Kathleen Soller, Katrina Fliotsos, Lia Rose Acri, Mara Bahmer, Maximiliana Heller, Travis Dobbin, Yvette Santos, and Zoe Shepherd.
Reba Hayes, Committee Chair and Executive Administrative Assistant to the CEO, stated, “There was an evident spirit of gratitude amongst this year’s winners. Many expressed the current pandemic has caused additional financial need and uncertainty surrounding their future work opportunities. These students were relieved and thankful to receive a scholarship and future internship opportunity with the credit union.”
The scholarship committee, made up of Notre Dame FCU partners (employees) and members of its Board of Directors, selected winning candidates who demonstrated a well-rounded portfolio of academics, financial need, community involvement, leadership and participation in academic activities.
Notre Dame FCU’s President and CEO, Tom Gryp, added, “Over the last eight years, Notre Dame FCU has awarded over 125 scholarships to deserving students. Every year, my hope is that each recipient will use their award wisely to not only improve their own lives but to pay it forward to others as well.”
About Notre Dame FCU
Notre Dame Federal Credit Union (Notre Dame FCU) is a not-for-profit financial cooperative. With assets exceeding $650 million and more than 57,000 member-owners worldwide, Notre Dame FCU's dedicated partners (employees), coupled with a wide array of financial services, provide members a personalized experience through the credit union's eight convenient branch locations, its virtual branch (Shamrock Center), and through its robust online banking platform and mobile apps. Founded in 1941, Notre Dame FCU has grown from its origins in the Administration Building at the University of Notre Dame, and today serves over 900 affiliated groups. Visit us at www.NotreDameFCU.com. Insured by NCUA.