Georgia United help supply scholarship money to five female high school seniors recognized as recipients of the 2018 Young Leaders Scholarship.
Each of the five Gwinnett County Public Schools Class of 2018 grads will receive a $2,000 scholarship from Georgia United Credit Union as well as the Mitsubishi Electric Classic.
The Young Leaders Scholarship recognizes female GCPS graduates who distinguish themselves as community volunteers, entrepreneurs or school leaders, according to a Gwinnett Daily Post article. Since 2014, 17 Gwinnett graduates have received the scholarships and have attended colleges including the University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology, Columbia University, University of Chicago, Clemson University, Brigham Young University and the University of Miami.
“Georgia United takes great pride in being an active and responsible member of the communities we serve and believe giving back is not only the right way, but the only way,” Kim Wall, director of Business and Community Development at Georgia United Credit Union told the Gwinnett Daily Post. “As a business partner in education, we want to empower students to become successful, productive citizens, enrich lives and advance financial literacy.”
The winners of the 2018 Young Leaders Scholarships are:
Bailey Curtis from Mill Creek High School
Hannah Roebuck from Parkview High School
Maggie Grace Yan Yan Simmons from Grayson High School
Shannon Davis from Peachtree Ridge High School
Reina Mitchom from Archer High School
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