Kristen Obenchain of Blacksburg earns $1,000 Charles Perkins scholarship
Freedom First Credit Union has announced the recipients of $6,000 in scholarships to local students, including a new $1,000 scholarship in partnership with the Cabell Brand Center for Global Poverty and Resource Sustainability Studies.
Derek Lituek of William Fleming High School and Kristen Obenchain of Blacksburg High School each received a $1,000 Charles Perkins Scholarship. Both of these outstanding young people plan to attend Virginia Tech.
The Credit Union has expanded its scholarship program through a partnership with the Cabell Brand Center to support students whose goals include “working towards the common good.” The first student to earn the $1,000 FFCU Cabell Brand scholarship is Franklin County High School graduate Tray A. Arthur, who plans to attend Virginia Western Community College.
For more information about the scholarships offered by Freedom First Credit Union, visit freedomfirst.com.
– Submitted by Freedom First Credit Union
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