Winner of two Hugh “Max” Kriever Memorial Scholarships and ten Achieva Credit Union Scholarships Announced
JUNE (16), 2017 (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 two 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, pursue their dreams with integrity and 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:
o Antonius Hadley – St. Petersburg High School
o Nina Vannucci – Sarasota Christian School
Achieva Credit Union Scholarship Recipients:
o Anna Davis – Palm Harbor University High School
o Tristan Freyer – Dunedin High School
o Samantha Hamel – Riverview High School
o Ryan Jairam – Northeast High School
o Madison Lampkins – US Air Force Academy
o Samantha Lee – Northeast High School
o Luke Ourednik – Pine View School
o Ashley Taylor – Northeast High School
o Bryant Underwood – Florida Gulf Coast University
o Gracie Wright – Cape Coral High School
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 $1.5 billion in assets and 24 branches serving more than 150,000 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.