Peach State Federal Credit Union Awards more than $158,000 in Scholarships

Peach State Federal Credit Union Awards more than $158,000 in Scholarships

Peach State Federal Credit Union recently announced the winners of more than $158,000 in scholarships and educational grants.

Peach State has awarded almost $1.3 million in scholarships to students and career professionals seeking to further their education since 2002. This year, credit union staff and representatives from the Board of Directors gathered with the recipients of its four different types of scholarships and grants.

Twenty-three $2,000 Career Advancement Scholarships were awarded to members to assist in their continuing education in honor of the credit union’s founders. These scholarships went to:

Rachel Bien Aime from Trickum Middle School

Tanish Banks from Give Center East Alternative School

Shelly Gleaton Blair from Walker Park Elementary School

Desiree Cottle from FedEx

Megan Fambrough from Monroe Animal Clinic

Markise Foote from Clarke County School District

Venice O. Hinds from Norcross Elementary School

Stephanie C. Mack from A. Brian Merry Elementary School

Susan Mathew from Shiloh High School

Candice Mathews from Baggett Elementary School

Allison Miller from West Jackson Middle School

Mariea Pettaway from Gwinnett Medical

Ebony Roberts from GCPS – Speech Language Program

Ashton E. Simpson from Jenkins Elementary School

Angela Ann Smith from DeKalb County Government

Bryce Smith from Trip Elementary School

Nicole Smith from Benefield Elementary School

Rebecca Streetman from South Gwinnett High School

Julia Villalobos from Norcross High School

Brandon Vinson from Jefferson Middle School

Rachel Hunter White from Rosebud Elementary School

Rona Williams from Collins Hill High School

LaPorsha Zanders from Deer Chase Elementary School

Nine high school seniors planning to attend college to pursue a degree in education received Legacy Student Scholarships. These winners include:

Haley Alvarez from Central Gwinnett high School

Ryan Arrowood from Lanier High School

Taylor Burns from Loganville Christian Academy

Keyla Faith Doblado from North Gwinnett High School

Jasmine Little from Shiloh High School

Deja Mason from Mill Creek High School

Maya Murphy from Moutnain View High School

Heather Perry from Winder Barrow High School

Melanie Trager from Collins Hill High School

Sixteen $2,000 school system and community honoree scholarships were awarded as a tribute to the following school systems and leaders:

Marion Barnes Scholarship went to Nolan Cupp from Cross Creek High School

Anderson Byers Scholarship went to Desiree Green from East Jackson Comprehensive High School

Rick Cost Scholarship went to Yazmeen Mayes from Grayson High School

Dan Cromer Scholarship went to Emily L. brown from Apalachee High School

Dr. Frances Davis Scholarship went to Molly Wolf from North Gwinnett High School

Gracewood Student Scholarship went to Sarah Martinez

Gary Hobbs Scholarship went to Rylee Wallace from Walnut Grove High School

Dr. John Jackson Scholarship went to Turner Daniel from North Oconee High School

Brian J. Mulherin, Sr. went to Edward Rails from A.R. Johnson Magnet School

Peach State FCU Student Scholarship went to Jarrett Kelly from North Augusta High School and to Olivia Stringfield from Aiken High School

Pomeroy Woods Student Scholarship went to Shaniya Smith from Cedar Shoals High School and to Jaron Washington-Thomas from Clarke Central High School

Louise Radloff Scholarship went to Freddy Ayala from Central Gwinnett High School

Richomnd County Teachers Student Scholarship went to Kayla Washington from Westside High School

Alvin Wilbanks Scholarship went to Isabella Rose Fiorentino from Dacula High School

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