First Capital FCU awards four $1,000 Dennis Flickinger Honorable Scholarships to members!

YORK, PA (April 25, 2023) — First Capital Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Benton KoonsIsabella HonsAnna Watson, and Jessica Rose have been selected as the 2023 Dennis Flickinger Honorable Scholarship winners.

“There were so many great applications this year that we expanded our scholarship awards to help out not just two, but four students,” said Sue DeStephano, President/CEO. “We are excited to see what will become of these young members. They all have very bright futures ahead of them.”

Benton is a senior at Red Lion High School and plans to attend the University of Maine in the fall to major in History. Benton is on the cross country, baseball and wrestling teams and is part of the chamber orchestra.

Isabella attends Central York High School. She plans to attend the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in the fall to pursue a degree in Business Management. Isabella is in the Student Council and National Honors Society and plays lacrosse.

Anna is a senior at Spring Grove Area High School and plans to attend Washington & Jefferson College this fall to pursue a degree in Biochemistry. Anna is the class Communications Officer and the National Honor Society Parliamentarian. She is involved with the Tri-M Music Honors Society, symphonic band, jazz ensemble, and volleyball.

And last but not least, Jessica is a senior at Eastern York High School and plans to attend Wake Forest University this fall to study biology. Jessica is involved with Student Council, Interact Club, National Honor Society, soccer, and Yearbook Club.

The First Capital scholarship program was renamed the Dennis Flickinger Honorable Scholarship Program in 2016 to honor our former CEO, Dennis Flickinger, who retired in 2015. Dennis advocated for financial education in schools and worked tirelessly to promote Credit Unions as a better choice for their financial future.

Jessica Rose


Isabella Hons


Benton Koons


Anna Watson

About First Capital Federal Credit Union

First Capital Federal Credit Union is a $312 million asset-size, credit union with more than 20,000 members based in York, PA.  Founded in 1954 as S. Morgan Smith Credit Union, First Capital has merged and grown, and continues to work closely with 750 companies and organizations throughout York County and across the country.


Tara Houser Minetos
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
First Capital FCU
1601 Kenneth Road
York, PA 17404-0746
(717) 767-5551 ext. 1106
(717) 991-0538

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