Picture (L to R): Michael S. Ostrowski, CEO and President, Arrha Credit Union; Tamra Zippin from Minnechaug Regional High School; A’Shaela Chaires from Williston Northampton School; Kimberly McLeod from Longmeadow High School; Owen Serafino from West Springfield High School; and Erin Panteleakis, Director, Arrha Credit Union (Patricia Moriarty from Phillips Exeter Academy not present).
Congratulations to our 2018 Anthony J. Serafino Scholarship Winners!
Five $1,000 scholarships were awarded this year to worthy students based on scholastic merit and civic achievement. Criteria used to evaluate the applicants were scholastic achievement, must be a senior high school student, must be a member of the Arrha Credit Union or student whose parent is a member; outside activities, community endeavors, and intention to attend a two-year or four-year degree granting college or university. All applications and transcripts had to be submitted no later than February 9, 2018. The Scholarship Committee met on February 28, 2018 to review applications and select the recipients. All of the applicants were excellent.
The applicants that were selected as recipients of the 2018 Anthony J. Serafino Scholarship are:
A’Shaela Chaires from Williston Northampton School
Kimberly McLeod from Longmeadow High School
Patricia Moriarty from Phillips Exeter Academy
Owen Serafino from West Springfield High School
Tamra Zippin from Minnechaug Regional High School
In addition to the scholarships, each student was given $100 to open an account with a debit card to jump start their financial future on a positive note. We wish each of our recipients the best of luck with their educational endeavors!