Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union Awards 2020 Education Scholarships

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 25, 2020) — Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Amber Morse and Caroline Phillips are the recipients of this year’s Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union Education Scholarship. Amber Morse recently graduated from the Governor’s STEM and Technology Academy at Landstown High School where she was recognized as “a dedicated and determined student and is always working hard to achieve her goals” by her teacher, Ms. Jennifer Renne. Amber also received an Academic Letter Award. Outside of her academics, she is known to show her leader and role model qualities which helped her to become co-captain for Demonstration Team and Specialty Certified Instructor for Changing Lives Martial Arts. Amber is attending George Mason University where she will major in Film and Video Studies. Caroline Rose Phillips, a previous graduate of Kellam High School and the Governor’s School of the Arts, is a sophomore at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City. While in high school, she was a member of the International Thespian Honor Society, the National Honor Society and the English National Honor Society. She has played a large roll in her community as a volunteer student leader for the Kellam Drama camps, she started a drive at the Governor’s School for times to put in military care packages and spearheaded a neighborhood food drive for the Food Bank. Her professional credits include roles with Virginia Musical Theatre, Virginia Stage Company and Zeiders American Dream Theatre. Caroline is currently working on a BFA in Musical Theatre Performance.

Amber and Caroline were each awarded a $2,500 scholarship based on their exceptional academics, original essays and extensive involvement in both school and the community.

We are also pleased to announce that Lauren Barakey was selected as the 2020 Jack E. O’Connor Memorial Scholarship recipient through the Tidewater Chapter of the Virginia Credit Union League.

Please join us in wishing Amber, Caroline and Lauren the best of luck at college and in the future.

Amber Morse

Caroline Rose Phillips

About Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union

Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union has been serving the financial needs of its members since 1970.  In that time, we've become more than just another financial institution ~we've become your friend, your family, and your partner in achieving your financial dreams. In October 1970, the Virginia Beach City Council unanimously voted to support a credit union as an additional benefit of employment. Shortly thereafter, Virginia Beach Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union received a federal charter from the National Credit Union Administration, giving municipal employees, retirees, volunteers and their families a safe place to save and borrow money. Since then, Beach Municipal, as we are now called, has become a full-service financial institution offering its members everything from traditional savings and checking accounts to IRAs, credit cards, mortgages and much more.


Amy Mallinson, Vice President Marketing

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