First Capital FCU Awards Two Scholarships to Members!

YORK, PA (May 2, 2013) First Capital Federal Credit Union is very proud to announce Sarah Berger and Jakyra Simpson as its 2013 Scholarship Winners.  Both winners recently visited First Capital to receive their checks for $500 to be used towards their first year of schooling.

“It’s great to be able to give this money to Sarah and Jakyra to help them accomplish their educational goals,” said Dennis Flickinger, President/CEO. “We know they’ll go far.”

Sarah is an Honors student from Dallastown Area High School.  She will enter Point Park University this Fall and pursue a degree in photojournalism.  Her dream job is to one day work for National Geographic.  Sarah is a member of the National Honor Society, is editor of her school newspaper, works on the school’s literary magazine and participates in chorus, and the high school musical.  She is also a mentor for Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Jakyra is an Honors student from New Hope Academy Charter School.  She will enter Indiana University of Pennsylvania this Fall and pursue a degree in pharmacy.  Jakyra is involved in Theater Club, is on the yearbook committee, part of the school spirit club and Student Council.  She is very active in her community and helps out at the Martin Library and Crispus Attucks.

First Capital Federal Credit Union is a $152 million asset-size, credit union with 18,000 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 more than 400 companies and organizations throughout York County and across the country.

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