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Gerber Federal Credit Union Awards $2,750 in Annual Scholarships

Gerber Federal Credit Union awarded a total of $2,750 as a result of its Annual Essay Scholarship program. Entrants were asked to explain “What are your plans after high school and how do you plan to pay for them?” in 300-500 words.

Entries were accepted from Gerber Federal members currently attending their senior year of high school and planning to attend an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university or an apprentice program.

Brevin Byrne, from Fremont, is the first place winner, he was awarded $1,750 and publication of his essay at Adonijah Looy, from Big Rapids, is the second place winner and was awarded $750. Jessica Sanchez, from Newaygo, is the third place winner and was awarded $250.

Essays were submitted by email and mail. The panel of judges included four educators from various school districts and a member of management at a local hospital. Judges evaluated the essays on topical relevance and quality of writing after all identifying information was removed.

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2020-05-21 00:00:00