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DCU announces 2022 scholarship recipients

DCU for Kids Distributes 120 Scholarships

MARLBOROUGH, MA (June 3, 2022) — For over 20 years, DCU – Digital Federal Credit Union, through the credit union’s charitable foundation, DCU for Kids, has provided a scholarship program designed to assist students in the pursuit of a higher education with approximately $1.7 million in scholarships.

In 2022, DCU for Kids awarded 120 scholarships to graduating high school seniors.

Recipients were chosen by an impartial panel of college educators who base their decisions on scholastic achievement, community involvement, leadership skills, character and integrity, recommendation letters, as well as an essay submitted by the student.

We congratulate the following students who received scholarships:

2022 $2,500 Scholarship Winners:  

Aaron V. Lewis – Langhorne, PA
Aarushi Pant – Westborough, MA
Ananya Lertpradist – San Antonio, TX
Anusha Tembe – Marietta, GA
Ashley Hanna Gonzalez Cruz – Palmdale, CA
Astoria Fox – Ashuelot, NH
Bailey Darbro – Carlisle, KY
Christopher Francis Wells – Creston, IA
Grace Shambley – Tyngsboro, MA
Isabella Thissell           – Ashburn, VA
Isabelle Claire Alexandra Murphy – Raleigh, NC
Jonathan Chung – Nesconset, NY
Natasha D’Cunha – Glen Allen, VA
Nina Berry – Dallas, TX
Pranati Mary Yadlapalli – Columbus, GA
Riya Prodipto Mitra – Brentwood, TN
Srijan Meesala – Hoover, AL
Trisha Khungar – Wellington, FL
Tyler Jack Bowman – Spring Valley, WI
Victoria Gutierrez – Port Arthur, TX

2022 $2,000 Scholarship Winners:  

Ameera Mazen Asse – Glendale, AZ
Ashlesha Bhojane – Hollis, NH
Asim Adhikary – Bennington, NE
Carolina Senhorini Seixas – Parkland, FL
Charles Wesley Tower – Annapolis, MD
Chethani Madara Perera – Overland Park, KS
Devan King – Chicago, IL
Elijah Whang – Helotes, TX
Elizabeth Brunelle – Nashua, NH
Elizabeth Huggins – Hudson, NH
Ethan Johnson – Atlanta, GA
Ethan Pellicane – Chula Vista, CA
Jacqueline Pottle – Chelmsford, MA
Koki Ogawa – Kyotanabe, JAPAN AP
Maiko Utsumi – Las Vegas, NV
Mary Oo – Garland, TX
Ojas Nilesh Phirke – Round Rock, TX
Rishi Mehulkumar Shah – Orlando, FL
Ryan Guilmette – Tyngsboro, MA
Samantha Feinberg – Deerfield, IL

2022 $1,500 Scholarship Winners:  

Aditya Ariyur – Carmel, IN
Alexander Gonzalez – Hialeah, FL
Alexandra Valerie Nelson – Westerly, RI
Andra Katelyn Xayaraj – Suwanee, GA
Andreina Gonzalez – Lawrence, MA
Anh Tran (Annie) – Bloomington, IN
Anika Purohit – Alpharetta, GA
Caitlyn Hamrick – Shelby, NC
Christopher Ruiz – Morristown, NJ
Dinesh Bojja – Dublin, OH
Edward Washington III – Chicago, IL
Farrelle Toumani Sieyadji – W Henrietta, NY
Gemma Marie Ugorowski – Auburn Hills, MI
Jamie Lim – Colleyville, TX
Janice Tran – Oakland, CA
Jiya Bhatia – Fremont, CA
Jordan Haynes – New York, NY
Jordan Kendal Dixson – Florissant, MO
Joshua Cooper Kennington – Mt. Juliet, TN
Karinna Victoria Lunter – Palm Harbor, FL
Kyra Keeling – San Antonio, TX
Macy Celene Hughes – LaJose, PA
Malia I. Montalvo – Worcester, MA
Margot Sonia – Lancaster, MA
Mary Win – Milwaukee, WI
Matheus Alves – Stow, MA
Matthew Wittlich – Eureka, MO
Natalia Correia – Litchfield, NH
Norah Elizabeth Carter – Gibsonia, PA
Sanjana Parise – Columbia, SC
Sarina Jarrahi Horner – Lewisville, NC
Sean Gallagher – Burlington, MA
Seviya Jordan Mast – Stow, MA
Shrijan Khadka – Euless, TX
Siddharth Mehta – Scottsdale, AZ
Sruthi Kurada  Littleton, MA
Tania Panikanthara Binu – Collierville, TN
Varshini Sathish – Cary, NC
Vineeth Nareddy – South Grafton, MA
Yerahm Hong – Watkinsville, GA 

2022 $1,000 Scholarship Winners:  

Ainsley Parkins – Draper, UT
Ariana Iveth Guandique Reyes – Camarillo, CA
Benjamin Sloan Kahn – Marblehead, MA
Cassidy Koetitz – Bonaire, GA
Coco Zheng – Woodruff, SC
Elda Wongel Abayneh – Aurora, CO
Emily Faith Wells – Mulberry, FL
Esha Modi – Lisle, IL
Esperanza Guizar – Yuma, AZ
Francesca Beyer – Millbury, MA
Francesca Rosetta Thuresson – Springfield, OR
Grace Noelle McGonagle – Williamsburg, VA
Harshil Mayank Shah – Placentia, CA
Heather Erin Diaz – Pittsburg, CA
Iana Mignano – Monroe, MI
Jayden Post – Laurens, SC
Kade Williams – Haskell, OK
Mallory Menard – Arlington, TX
Mariel Ann Gosamo Salomon – San Antonio, TX
Matthew Eric Bourguignon – Ledyard, CT
Megan Patricia Mahoney – Tioga, TX
Megha Kumar – Thornton, CO
Michelle Ho – Alpharetta, GA
Ritisha Suresh – Sanford, FL
Ronak Saluja – Roslindale, MA
Samantha Mehler – Cumming, GA
Shreya Jagan – Frisco, TX
Simisola Oshikanlu – Loganville, GA
Simran Kaur – North Grafton, MA
Sofia N. Konkolics – Hunt Valley, MD
Sreya Lakshmi Das – Plano, TX
Sriya Kotta – Cerritos, CA
Stephanie Xu – Westford, MA
Swetha Kesavan – Odessa, TX
Taylor Hodge – Northborough, MA
Thu Minh Le – Carrollton, TX
Tristin Jantz – Salem, WI
Ved Agrawal – Parker, CO
Yana Batra – Decatur, GA
Yijia Wang – Missouri City, TX

The Annual Scholarship Program will accept applications starting in December of 2022 for the 2023 application process. Please visit the DCU for Kids website in mid-November of 2022 for information.


About Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU)

­­­Digital Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by and operated for our members. DCU was chartered in October of 1979. Since then, DCU has been chosen as the credit union for more than 700 companies and organizations. DCU serves more than one million members and their families in all 50 states.

For additional information, visit www.dcu.org.

About DCU for Kids:

In 2005, recognizing the importance of supporting organizations that make a difference in the communities they are a part of, DCU incorporated DCU for Kids, a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable foundation that strives to improve the quality of life for children in need. To date, DCU for Kids has made charitable donations that total over $23,000,000. For additional information, visit www.dcuforkids.org

Contacts

Liz Harnois,
DCU Public Relations Specialist
eharnois@dcu.org

 

Ed Niser,
DCU’s Asst. Public Relations Manager:
eniser@dcu.org

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