On June 8th, Dana Flanders, HRCU Chairman of the Board of Directors, Brian Hughes, President & CEO, along with board and scholarship committee members were pleased to award eleven local students with college scholarships totaling over $10,000. HRCU’s Scholarship Committee, chaired by Jeanne Grover, said the committee received over 60 applications this year.
“Every year we see a large response to our scholarship program and it’s always a very competitive process with a lot of deserving candidates,” said Hughes. “We are very proud of all our student members that applied, and we wish them all success along their college journey.”
Scholarship recipients this year include Alexander Bostrom, attending the University of Rhode Island; Chloe Duchesneau, attending Southern New Hampshire University; Shealee Dulin, attending Sacred Heart University; Cameron Green, attending the University of New Hampshire (UNH); Alison Grosky, attending UNH; Isabelle Huggard, attending the University of Richmond; Gage Lamontagne, attending SNHU; Ashlyn Smith, attending High Point University; Shelby South, attending Liberty University and Emily Tan, attending the University of Vermont.
HRCU also awarded Nicholas Gagnon with a scholarship in recognition of his outstanding achievement in HRCU’s Banking and Financial Support Services class at Spaulding High School. Nicholas will attend Northeastern University in the Fall. The banking and finance programs have been taught by HRCU since 2006. HRCU also operates a full-service branch, open to the public at SHS, when school is in session.
A total of 251 scholarships totaling $253,950 has now been awarded by HRCU since the program began in 1996. To learn more about HRCU’s Annual Scholarship Program, please visit https://www.hrcu.org/youth/annual-scholarship-program/.