AFFCU awards scholarships to high school students

SAN ANTONIO, TX (April 15, 2019) — Air Force Federal Credit Union (AFFCU) introduced four students who were awarded 2019 AFFCU memorial scholarships at the AFFCU Annual Meeting on Saturday March 30, 2019.

Scholarships in the amount of $4,000 each were presented to four graduating high school seniors. Aaron Gabriel Herrera of O’Connor High School, Helotes, TX was designated the SMSgt George H. Einfeldt Memorial Scholarship; Karagan Grace Weld of Legacy of Educational Excellence (LEE) High School, San Antonio, TX was granted the MSgt Warren D. Vail, Sr. Memorial Scholarship; William “Tre” Everette Sands, III of Johnson High School, San Antonio, TX was awarded the CMSgt James C. Kemple Memorial Scholarship; and Matthew David Ortiz of Del Rio High School in Del Rio, TX received the CMSgt Ronald R. Applegate Memorial Scholarship.

“These four scholarship winners are exceptional young men and women who have excelled in the classroom, in their extracurricular activities and in the community” said Bob Glenn, President/CEO of AFFCU. “They have proven to be outstanding young leaders and trailblazers in their own right. We could not be happier to support their educational endeavors at their respective universities.”

AFFCU established this scholarship program in an effort to provide financial assistance for college, while rewarding deserving high school seniors for their academic achievements, character, family support and community service.

Sam Farace, Jr., Chairman; William “Tre” Everette Sands, III, scholarship winner; Matthew David Ortiz, scholarship winner; and Bob Glenn, President/CEO

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1560 Cable Ranch Road,
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San Antonio, TX
78245, U.S.

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