Winners of two Hugh “Max” Kriever Memorial Scholarships and ten Achieva Credit Union Scholarships Announced
JUNE 22, 2016 (DUNEDIN, FL) – Achieva Credit Union has awarded $15,000 in scholarships to twelve college bound graduates. In addition to Achieva’s annual program of ten $1,000 scholarships, the credit union also awarded two $2,500 Hugh “Max” Kriever Memorial Scholarships to students who will be majoring in Education in memory of the former Chairman of the Board for Achieva.
“Awarding Achieva scholarships each year is one of our most important and gratifying programs,” said Gary Regoli, CEO of Achieva Credit Union. “These scholarships are well deserved, and my congratulations go to each one of these dedicated students.” Representatives of Achieva’s Board of Directors and Leadership Team spoke to the graduates at a special luncheon in honor of all scholarship recipients, encouraging them to maintain a strong work ethic and pursue their dreams with integrity while focusing on having a positive impact on their community.
Applicants were evaluated based on their academic accomplishments, extracurricular activities, community involvement and goals for the future. Their answers to an essay question regarding effective money management and financial literacy as related to community impact were also taken into consideration.
Hugh “Max” Kriever Memorial Scholarship:
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[if !supportLists]o [endif]Danielle Gray – Braden River HS
Achieva Credit Union Scholarship Recipients:
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Isaac Andersen – St Petersburg HS
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Tatyana Diaz – Dunedin HS
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Hilary Droke – Seminole HS
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Khaleelah Elhajoui – University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (graduated HS 2014 from State College of Florida)
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Kayla Horvath – Palm Harbor University HS
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Kyle Howarth – East Lake HS
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Elan Kestenis – Osceola Fundamental HS
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Bernadette Mead – The American University (graduated HS 2015 from St Petersburg Collegiate HS)
[if !supportLists]o [endif]Marinna Okawa – Pine View HS
[if !supportLists]o [endif]TiAuna Shaw – University of Florida (graduated HS 2009 from Boca Ciega HS)
About Achieva Credit Union
Achieva Credit Union was founded in 1937 in Pinellas County. Today, it is rated a Superior 5-Star credit union by Bauer Financial and has more than $1.4 billion in assets and 24 branches serving more than 140,000 members. Anyone who lives or works in Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties, or whose family member has an Achieva Credit Union account can bank with Achieva. For more information about Achieva, visit www.achievacu.com.