Georgia United Credit Union Awards Archer High School senior Caroline Mangum 2015 Scholarship
DULUTH, GA (April 29, 2015) — Georgia United Credit Union is excited to announce the winners of their 2015 scholarship programs. A total of $12,500 was awarded and disbursed to thirteen high school seniors through the Vernon E. Carne Scholarship program and the Archbishop John F. Donoghue Catholic Scholarship program. Thanks to all the high school seniors who entered this year’s competition as we had an impressive number of excellent entries!
This is the 21st year that Georgia United has given the Vernon E. Carne Scholarship and the 8th year for the John F. Donoghue Catholic Scholarship. A total of approximately $155,000 has been awarded to high school seniors during the tenure of both programs. Recipients are chosen based on an essay competition with consideration given to academic accomplishments, leadership and participation in both school and community activities. The top winners for 2015 were Samantha Smith of Blessed Trinity High School and Jasmine Johnson of Ola High School; Ryan Kolakowski of Wheeler High School and Marian Bornhorst of Roswell High School, respectively. Locally, Caroline Mangum of Archer High School was also a Scholarship recipient.
About Caroline Mangum: A senior at Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Caroline is an AP Scholar with Distinction, Varsity Soccer Team Captain; Historian of the National Honor Society, a Beta Club member, AP Club member, an active church and community volunteer while earning a GPA of 3.98. Caroline is the daughter of Wanda and Douglas Mangum of Lawrenceville.
About Georgia United Credit Union
Georgia United Credit Union is ranked as one of the top credit unions in Georgia in both size and safety at over $1 billion million in assets, 130,000 members and 17 branch locations including two in Gwinnett County. Georgia United seeks to make members’ lives easier by offering products, services and education to help members meet their needs and achieve their goals.
Georgia United Credit Union serves all residents of Gwinnett County, State Agency employees, Board of Regents colleges and universities, employees of over 500 companies and 11 county school systems.
Visit georgiaunitedcu.org for more details and stay tuned to our facebook site this month to view our check presentations as they occur!
|Georgia United Credit Union 2015 Vernon E. Carne Scholarship Recipients|
|First Place $3,000||Samantha Smith||Blessed Trinity HS, Roswell|
|Second Place – $2,000||Jasmine Johnson||Ola High School, McDonough|
|Third Place – $1,000||Caroline Mangum||Archer High School, Lawrenceville|
|Runner-up – $500||Stacia Dukes||Heritage High School, Conyers|
|Runner-up – $500||Alexander Krakau||Blessed Trinity HS, Roswell|
|Runner-up – $500||Barrett Crowder||South Forsyth High School, Cumming|
|Runner-up – $500||Crystal Sipp||Heritage High School, Conyers|
|Runner-up – $500||Alicia Worthy||SW DeKalb High School, Decatur|
|Runner-up – $500||Lauren Rutledge||Cleveland High School, Cleveland, TN|
|Runner-up – $500||Emma Fullett||South Forsyth High School, Cumming|
|Runner-up – $500||Taylor Thomas||Dodge County High School, Eastman|
|Georgia United Credit Union 2015 John F. Donoghue Catholic Scholarship Recipients|
|First Place – $1,500||Ryan Kolakowski||Wheeler High School|
|Second Place – $1,000||Marian Bornhorst||Roswell High School|
Photo caption: Caroline Mangum, senior at Archer High School is shown receiving her Georgia United Credit Union $1000 Scholarship with her parents (left) Doug Mangum and (second from right) Wanda Mangum and Archer Principal Ken Johnson (far right).