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Black Hills Federal Credit Union announces 2022 VIBZ Scholarship recipients

RAPID CITY, SD (April 12, 2022) — Black Hills Federal Credit Union (BHFCU) is pleased to announce the ten recipients of the 2022 VIBZ Scholarships. Ten high school seniors from across South Dakota were selected to receive scholarships totaling $20,000.

Demonstrating outstanding commitment, leadership, community service, and academic achievement, the following recipients will each receive a one-time scholarship of $2,000 to attend an accredited vocational school, college, or university during the 2022 – 2023 academic year:

Hannah Aston
Sturgis Brown High School
University of Wyoming

James Sword

Custer High School

De La Salle University

Alexander Otten
Rapid City Stevens High School
Augustana College

Carson Daly

Philip High School

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Breanna McConnell
Wall High School
Black Hills State University

Vanessa Romero

Rapid City Central High School

Undecided

Trynyty Krebsbach
New Underwood High School
Chadron State College

Matea Gordon

Sturgis Brown High School

South Dakota State University

Joelle Simpson
Rapid City Stevens High School
University of Minnesota

Karlee Schenk

Spearfish High School

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

 

In 2003, BHFCU began the VIBZ Scholarship Program as a part of its ongoing commitment to promote education and financial literacy. Since then, BHFCU has awarded over 110 scholarships to local students. BHFCU congratulates this year’s recipients on their outstanding accomplishments as students.

BHFCU supports community needs through corporate contributions, employee fundraisers and Jeans Day donations, and contributions from members, staff, and community supporters to the Black Hills FCU Charitable Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Carson Daly

Hannah Aston

James Sword

Joelle Simpson

Karlee Schenk

Matea Gordon

Trynyty Kresbach

Vanessa Romero

Alexander Otten

Breanna McConnell


About Black Hills Federal Credit Union

Established in Rapid City in 1941, Black Hills Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit  financial cooperative serving more than 105,000 members. The community-chartered credit union  has locations in Rapid City, Box Elder, Custer, Eagle Butte, Hot Springs, Pierre, Sioux Falls,  Spearfish, Sturgis, and Wall, South Dakota, and Billings, Montana. For more information, visit  bhfcu.com.

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Leslie Millard
Marketing Communications Specialist
(605) 858-6098

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