Jan 22, 2016

Whitefish Credit Union Awards Community Pride Scholarships to FVCC Students

Whitefish Credit Union has awarded five Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) students with Community Pride Scholarships totaling $1300. The students will apply the scholarships toward their expenses this spring semester. The scholarship recipients are:

From Kalispell – Rhonda Doan – pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in medical coding; Christina Nelson – pursuing a Certificate of Applied Science in FVCC’s Personal Trainer program and general studies coursework toward an Associate of Science transfer degree; Molly Whitewater Stroupe – pursuing Associate of Applied Science degrees in accounting, small business management and business administration.

From Marion – Ellie Scheulen, pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in early childhood education.

From Martin City – Scott Barnes, pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in welding and inspection technology.

This is the 21st year Community Pride Scholarships have been awarded to permanent residents of Flathead, Lake and Lincoln counties.  Over the past 21 years, Whitefish Credit Union has awarded $99,170 in scholarships to 292 FVCC students.
Community Pride Scholarship criteria include financial need, potential for academic and career success and letters of recommendation from a non-family member such as a teacher, counselor or employer. The amount of individual scholarship awards varies. Funds are intended to support tuition, fees and book expenses, although tutoring and child care costs will also be considered.

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