2013 Credit Union ONE Scholarship Winners (Top L to R) Lucas
Gelmini and Wendy Lillystone, (Bottom L to R) Joseph Kohane,
Katherine Sauter and Kenneth Steele
Ferndale, Michigan – Credit Union ONE has announced the William G. Coyne Memorial Credit Union ONE Scholarship Awards for 2013. This year a total of $10,000 was awarded to five very deserving students to begin their studies.
Realizing the investment of both finances and planning, the credit union created the William G. Coyne Memorial Credit Union ONE Scholarship Program to help their student members in their endeavors to further their education after high school.
Graduating high school senior Lucas Gelmini of Sterling Heights was awarded the top prize of $3,000; while coming in second was Joseph Kohane of Grand Rapids and Wendy Lillystone of Royal Oak, each receiving a $2,000 award; and in third place Kenneth Steele of Marysville and Katherine Sauter of Allendale were awarded $1,500 each. Recipients were selected based on exemplary academics, community service and written essays.
“As a community based member-owned organization, we are proud of these young people and are pleased to be able to give back to our student members to assist in their successes,” said Paul Stuart, Credit Union ONE Chairman of the Board.
Credit Union ONE, headquartered in Ferndale Michigan for seventy-five years, offers a wide array of financial services and access to over 30,000 ATM’s nationwide, serving 106,000 members, with eighteen offices in three major metropolitan areas, including Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. For more information go to cuone.org or "like us" on Facebook
Contact Judi Desilets, Director of Public Relations for Credit Union ONE, 248-584-5224, Judi_Desilets@cuone.org