Advantage One Credit Union awards three academic scholarships to local students

BROWNSTOWN, MI (May 29, 2019) — Advantage One Credit Union awards three students with academic scholarships; two given to high school seniors starting their college careers and one given to an adult who is continuing their education. Each student received a $2,500 scholarship and recipients were selected based on an essay competition, with consideration given to their academic accomplishments and participation in both school and community activities.

The Adult Enrichment scholarship was awarded to Mykel Dolinski, of Lincoln Park. Mykel is a current University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) student and previous Advantage One youth scholarship recipient. Mykel isstudying Biomedical Engineering, with aspirations of becoming a pediatric orthotist and prosthetist. Alaina Escobar, a current student at Early College Alliance – Eastern Michigan University, was awarded the Ronald Stamper scholarship. She will be attending Brigham Young University, majoring in Marketing. Finally, Ethan Nycz, a current student at Woodhaven High School, was awarded with the James Wood scholarship, which is specifically for AOCU members. Ethan has been accepted to the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) to study Neuroscience, and is on the Pre-Med track.

“Advantage One would like to extend our congratulations to this year’s scholarship winners, as well as thank those who applied. There were many great applications this year, and we look forward to next year’s submissions! Advantage One would also like to wish the Class of 2019 the best of luck in their future endeavors,” said Chris Corkery, CEO of Advantage One Credit Union.

About Advantage One Credit Union

Advantage One Credit Union is a local financial organization with over $240 million in assets and two branches in southeast Michigan. Since 1952, Advantage One has served area residents by offering financial products, services, and education to help members meet their needs and achieve their goals. Learn more at


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