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Community 1st Credit Union Scholarship Program Awards $48,000 to Area Students

May 5, 2022

OTTUMWA, IA – Community 1st Credit Union’s 2022 scholarship program has announced $48,000 is being awarded to 25 area high school seniors and returning college students. C1st has a long tradition of supporting local communities and education through its scholarship program for both traditional and non-traditional students. In the last decade, C1st has awarded over $340,000 in scholarships to local student-members.

This year’s awards include one $4,000 scholarship, which goes to a child of a C1st employee, 20 additional $2,000 awards going to high school seniors, one $1,000 award to a high school senior, and three $1,000 awards to non-traditional or returning college students.

“At Community 1st we sincerely believe one of the very best investments we can make is in helping our young members further their education,” said Greg Hanshaw, President & CEO.  “We are grateful that our Board of Directors have been extremely generous in making this investment a reality for many years now.”

Community 1st Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with more than $1 billion in assets. Established in 1936, C1st serves more than 65,000 members with branches in 18 Iowa communities and has more than 260 employees.

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