Journey Federal Credit Union Awards $3K in Scholarships to Local High School Seniors
Each year, Journey Federal Credit Union (JFCU)offers three scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each through their CORE4 Scholarship program to local graduating high school seniors. One student is selected from each of the following high schools: St. Johns, Fowler and Ovid.
JFCU has a strong sense of pride in their CORE 4 values. Applicants are asked to include letters of recommendation demonstrating the following CORE4 values: Trust/Honesty, Teamwork, Integrity and Respect.
"We’re honored to support our youth as they begin to navigate their way through college, " said April Steele, VP of marketing and HR. "Our CORE4 Scholarship is a steppingstone that we hope helps our young members set out on a path towards financial success."
JFCU bases their selection process upon subjective criteria including essays, academic performance, community involvement, curricular & extracurricular activities, and personal goals. Pictured are this year’s winners, from left to right: Carly Andros (Fowler HS), Caroline Ott (St. Johns HS) and Alexis Spitzley (Ovid-Elsie HS). Carly plans to attend Saginaw Valley State University where she will study finance. Caroline plans to attend the University of Michigan Flint where she will study Political Science. Alexis plans to attend Madonna University where she will study biomedical engineering.