Sep 24, 2015

FVCC Announces Fall 2015 Whitefish Credit Union Community Pride Scholarship Recipients

Five Flathead Valley Community College students have been named fall 2015 recipients of Whitefish Credit Union’s Community Pride Scholarships. The students received scholarships totaling $1,875 for the fall 2015 semester at FVCC.


From Kalispell – Michael Craig, pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in welding/fabrication; Lorelei Marble, pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in the medical assistant program; Presley Pritchard, pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree and an Associate of Science transfer degree toward her career goal of becoming a nurse; and Molly Whitewater Stroupe, pursuing three Associate of Applied Science degrees in accounting, small business management and business administration; and


From Somers – Jennifer Skillings, pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in practical nursing.


This is the twentieth year Community Pride Scholarships have been awarded to permanent residents of Flathead, Lake and Lincoln counties. Throughout the duration of the program, Whitefish Credit Union has awarded $97,870 in scholarships to 287 students enrolled at Flathead Valley Community College.


Community Pride scholarship criteria include financial need, potential for academic and career success and letters of recommendation from non-family members such as a teachers, counselors or employers. Funds are intended to support tuition, fees and book expenses, but tutoring and child-care expenses also are considered.


For more information, contact the FVCC Financial Aid Office at 756-3849.