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$1,000 College Scholarships Awarded To MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union Members in Several Iowa Communities!

May 19, 2022

May 19, 2022 — MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union is excited to announce the winners of our 2022 College Scholarship program!

As part of their application, students submitted a 300-500 word essay detailing what methods they would use to attract and retain credit union members if they were in charge. Each of the following members received a $1,000 College Scholarship for the 2022/2023 academic year:

Scholarships Given to High School Seniors: Rochelle Avalos (Marshalltown, IA); Isaac Ryan (Ames, IA); Mason Engle (Marshalltown, IA); Tucker Hejlik (Iowa Falls, IA); Gannon Williams (Marshalltown, IA).

Post-High School Scholarships: Hannah Sloter (Ames, IA) and Klaudia Hernandez (Marshalltown, IA).

“We’re pleased to be offering these scholarships for the eighth year in a row,” said MEMBERS1st CEO Janet Borer. “The scholarship essays offer great insight into how MEMBERS1st can best serve our members, now and in the future, and we’re very excited to play a role in contributing to their educations!”

Photos of scholarship winners can be downloaded at www.members1st.com/locations/college-scholarship.

MEMBERS1st Community Credit Union is an Iowa-based not-for-profit financial cooperative that is owned and operated by its members. As a financial cooperative, there are no stockholders — the board is comprised of volunteer members who use the credit union’s financial services and represent the entire membership. MEMBERS1st has eight Central Iowa locations in Ames, Boone, Eldora, Iowa Falls, Marshalltown and Traer.

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