Carbondale, IL – May 1, 2017 – SIU Credit Union is proud to announce the awarding of scholarships to deserving students pursuing higher education degrees. The scholarship presentations were made at the Giant City Road branch in Carbondale to five students. Each received a $1,000 scholarship for the 2017-18 school year. The 2017 scholarship winners along with their institutions and fields of study are noted below.
Lauren Bellamey of Metropolis will graduate from Massac County High School in 2017. She plans to attend Murray State University to study Communications Disorders.
Marisa Hundley is a 2017 graduate of Carterville High School. She plans to attend Auburn University to study Pre-Pharmacy.
Olivia Matthews of Cave In Rock will graduate from Hardin County High School in 2017. She plans to attend Southeastern Illinois College to study Dentistry.
Jennifer Pearce of Marion is currently attending John A. Logan College where she is majoring in Nursing.
Emily West is a 2017 graduate of Johnston City High School. She plans to attend either Southern Illinois University – Carbondale or University of Kentucky College of Engineering Paducah Campus to study Mechanical Engineering.