December 3, 2023

People’s Credit Union Announces Local Centennial Scholarship Honoree


Middletown, RI (August 16, 2022): People’s Credit Union has awarded six “Centennial Scholarships” to local area high school graduates. In honor of this year’s Centennial Celebration, People’s Credit Union introduced its “Centennial Scholarship” to benefit students graduating from area high schools that are members of People’s Credit Union. The program was established to encourage and reward high schoolers that exhibit community involvement and volunteerism that reflect the Credit Union’s Core Values of being genuine, trustworthy, earnest, empathetic, and resourceful.

The “Centennial Scholarships” each in the amount of $1,000 have been awarded to graduating high school seniors that have been accepted at college/university undergraduate or vocational programs. The scholarship awards may be used by the students at their discretion for educational expenses including tuition, school supplies, technology, or room & board. Winners were selected by an evaluation panel comprised of credit union employees. The scholarship award recipients, their graduating high school, and higher education school enrollment are:

Scholarship Recipient, Town of Residence, Graduating High School, Attending School of Higher Education

Sarah Parent, Seekonk, MA, La Salle Academy, Lafayette College


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