Hughes Federal Credit Union, Southern Arizona’s premier locally-owned financial institution, on Saturday awarded four deserving high school members with $6,000 in scholarships as part of their 9th Annual Scholarship Program.
“Hughes is a local institution and we are proud to be able to provide financial assistance to our local high school members,” said John Sansbury, chairman of the board. “This is our ninth year of awarding scholarships and we believe this program is helping our community’s youth prepare for their future.”
The scholarships’ were awarded as follows:
• First place – Brenden Bernal, Pusch Ridge High School, $2,500
• Second place – Michael Volk, Ironwood Ridge High School, $2,000
• Third place – Mikayla Morrison, St. David High School, $1,000
• Fourth place - Andrew Tadlock, Academy of Tucson High School, $500
Applicants participating in the program needed to be high school seniors entering a college or trade school in Fall 2014, as well as members in good standing. The scholarships were awarded to the students who demonstrated scholastic excellence, community service, and a strong desire to advance their education.