Pelican State Credit Union Grants $6,000 In College Scholarship Awards
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA – Pelican State Credit Union granted a $500 scholarship award to 12 college-bound Pelican members in its branch communities across the state of Louisiana.
“Pelican is passionate about serving and helping its communities, and our Team Pelican scholarship award program supports those high school members who share that passion,” explained Pelican CEO Jeffrey K. Conrad.
A volunteer committee made up of Pelican employees scored the scholarship applications based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership, community service and letters of recommendation.
The recipients stood out among their peers as active leaders in their schools and communities. “We enjoy giving back to our youth members, and we look forward to hearing many great things about these young leaders in the future,” Conrad added.
Jerica Winfree – Tioga High School
Genesis Bouvay – Plaquemine High School
Lucia Lian – Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Joi McCormick – Caddo Magnet High School
Jordan Davis – East Feliciana High School
Susan Lynch – Denham Springs High School
Paige Fletcher – Ouachita Parish High School
Kaili Simien – Academy of the Sacred Heart
Nathaniel Parish – Parish Homeschool
Ma’Kayla Washington – Peabody Magnet High School
Diamond Alexander – East Feliciana High School
Madisen Conner – Grand Lake High School
Pelican’s scholarship program was founded nine years ago and is one of the many reasons why it pays to be a member of Pelican. Team Pelican youth account holders benefit not only from scholarship award eligibility, but also monetary rewards for good grades on their report cards.
Scholarship applications are accepted from January – April each year. For more information on eligibility and the application process, call 1-800-351-4877 or visit pelicanstatecu.com/teampelican.