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Greenville Federal Credit Union awards scholarships to six local 2024 graduates.

by Catherine James, SVP Marketing and Brand Strategy

Greenville Federal Credit Union Foundation announced the recipients of its 2024 scholarship awards. The six recipients represent a diverse group of graduating seniors from across Greenville County who demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and active participation in school and community activities.

The credit union awarded one $5,000 scholarship and five $1,000 scholarships to the following qualified students:

  • $5,000 Scholarship:  Gabrielle Leacock, Woodmont High School
  • $1,000 Scholarships: Bailey Brown, Greer High School, Blake Slaughter, Riverside High School, Braden Freeman, J.L. Mann High School, Connor Johnston, Travelers Rest High School, Nola Robertson, Wade Hampton High School

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Pictured:  Gabrielle Leacock, Bailey Brown, Blake Slaughter, Braden Freeman, Connor Johnston, Nola Robertson

This is the third year of the Greenville Federal Credit Union Foundation’s scholarship program.

The Greenville Federal Credit Union Foundation exists to promote local prosperity by providing grants, educational scholarships, and other funding support for individuals and non-profit, community-based programs within Greenville County, SC, with a primary focus on youth and education.  It relies on financial support from the credit union and donations from members, business partners, and the public. Learn more about the Greenville Federal Credit Union Foundation and Scholarships.

Additionally, two Greenville Federal Credit Union members were selected as scholarship winners from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation for the 2023-2024 school year:

  • Mary Catherine Ashworth, Hillcrest High School - $5,000 CCUF Social Responsibility Scholarship
  • Ava Belue, Greer High School - $500 CCUF Scholarship

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Pictured: Mary Catherine Ashworth. Not pictured: Ava Belue

The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation scholarships are awarded annually to credit union member/students across North and South Carolina. Learn more about the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation scholarships (external link).