Hudson River Community Credit Union awards college scholarships

CORINTH>> Hudson River Community Credit Union (HRCCU) announced the winners of its 2015 college scholarships and Making Life Better Award. Each of the following student members received a $1,000 scholarship: Erin Anderson, Hadley/Luzerne High School; Hannah Andrews, home
school; Mark Brenner, Shenendehowa High School; Sean Conners, Cohoes High School, and Malcolm O’Hara, Queensbury High School. Erin Anderson also received the $1,000 Making Life Better Award, HRCCU’s community service-focused award.

“Our annual HRCCU Scholarship and Community Service Award Program is a great opportunity for us to help support the dreams of higher education of our young adult members.” said CEO of HRCCU Sue Commanda in a press release. “I like to think that through this program we’re helping to make lives better for our members now, and in the future,” she added.

The HRCCU College Scholarship Program began in 1994 to promote and foster the educational endeavors of the credit union’s young adult members. To date, 83 local students have benefitted from HRCCU’s college scholarship program with awards totaling more than $69,000.

Hudson River Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned and governed by its members. Its mission is to improve the well-being of members and their families by providing quality financial services with the best overall value. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school, business and/or other legal entities located in Warren, Washington, Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties, Cohoes, Watervliet and Green Island and their family members.

For more information visit hrccu.org.


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