News
Jan 25, 2013

Spring 2013 Whitefish Credit Union Community Pride Scholarship Recipients Announced

Four Flathead Valley Community College students have been named spring 2013 recipients of the Community Pride Scholarship sponsored by Whitefish Credit Union.  The following students will receive scholarships totaling $1,600 for the spring 2013 semester at FVCC.

From Kalispell:  Sierra Baker, pursuing an Associate of Arts transfer degree with an emphasis in fine arts and photography;

From Whitefish:  Shawnee Welch, pursuing an Associate of Arts transfer degree with an emphasis in substance abuse counseling; Brittany Richter-Foley, pursuing an Associate of Science transfer degree with an emphasis in nursing; and Lavon Hill, pursuing an Associate of Science in Nursing degree.

This is the eighteenth year Community Pride Scholarships have been awarded to permanent residents of Flathead, Lake and Lincoln counties.  Throughout this successful program, Whitefish Credit Union has awarded $83,945 in scholarships to 253 students enrolled at FVCC.

Community Pride Scholarship criteria include financial need, potential for academic and career success and letters of recommendation from  non-family members such as teachers, counselors or employers.  The amount of each individual scholarship award varies.  Funds are intended to support tuition, fees and book expenses, although tutoring and child care costs also are considered.

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