CASE Credit Union awards $15,000 in scholarships to local students

LANSING, MI (July 2, 2018) — Each year CASE Credit Union awards scholarships to outstanding local students. To date, CASE has awarded over $64,000 in scholarships to high school and college students. This year at CASE’s Annual Meeting, the credit union awarded 11 recipients $15,000 in college scholarships to help alleviate college expenses.

The Chubb/Hayes/Feeman Scholarship awarded $1,000 to seven college-bound high school seniors. Recipients were selected based on their community involvement, academic achievement, school activities, awards and honors, financial needs, recommendations, and an essay on financial literacy initiatives.

The Chubb/Hayes/Feeman Scholarship was awarded to:
•       Athena Bryer, Mason High School (University of Michigan)
•       Gaona Yang, Eastern High School (Ferris State University)
•       Taryn Peru, Bath High School (University of Detroit – Mercy)
•       Hunter Hanson, Waverly High School (Michigan State University)
•       Olivia Grace, Dansville High School (Grand Valley State University)
•       Tanner Steven, Columbia Central High School (University of Michigan)
•       Zachary Rollis, DeWitt High School (Michigan State University or University of Michigan)

The Constance Knowlton Scholarship awarded four $2,000 scholarships to Lansing Community College students. Constance Knowlton was a retired teacher from the Lansing School District where she taught for over 30 years, touching the lives of many generations of students.

The recipients of the Constance Knowlton Scholarships were:
•       Bradyn Wood
•       Katie Wohlfert
•       Morgan Wietzke
•       Ethean Pryer

“CASE Credit Union is committed to supporting the development of the next generation of leaders,” stated Jeffrey Benson, President/CEO. “We are beyond proud of each and every one of the recipients’ hard work, accomplishments, and community involvement.”
For more information on the Chubb/Hayes/Feeman or the Constance Knowlton scholarships, email

About CASE Credit Union

CASE Credit Union opened as Capital Area School Employees Credit Union 85 years ago with 180 members and $11,706 in assets to serve the financial needs of Lansing-area teachers. Today, CASE Credit Union is an award-winning Michigan financial institution with more than 45,000 members and over $380 million in assets. Although its name has changed, CASE Credit Union’s focus remains on empowering its members with financial solutions and education.


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