Greylock awards $6,500 in scholarships to college bound seniors
PITTSFIELD, MA (June 1, 2016) — Greylock Federal Credit Union announced the names of the 13 area college-bound high school students who each received $500 from the Credit Union’s “Treat Everyone Better Than They Expect” scholarship program. The scholarships are presented to one community-minded senior class member from each Berkshire County high school.
Greylock President John L. Bissell said, “Greylock recognizes the importance of supporting the academic advancement and community involvement of Berkshire County students. This year’s scholarship recipients exhibited admirable dedication to our community through volunteer service to their Berkshire County neighbors. Greylock is proud to recognize their accomplishments and help them with their future academic pursuits.”
Congratulations to this year’s recipients:
Courtney Munson – BART Charter
Olivia Carlson – Drury High School
Mackenzie Rougeau – Hoosac Valley High School
Casey Blair – Lee Middle and High School
Kevin Coakley – Lenox High School
Maria Deblois – McCann Technical
Victoria Ryan – Monument Mountain
Ava Garrett – Mount Everett
Mollyann Haskins – Mount Greylock
Emma Lezberg – Pittsfield High School
Anita Curtin – St. Joseph Central High School
Ranjana Lingutla – Taconic High School
Matthew Schneider – Wahconah Regional High School
Applicants were judged on community involvement and an essay entitled, “What does community mean to me?” Scholarships were awarded to those who demonstrated an outstanding level of community and volunteer work. The scholarships are to be applied toward tuition at state-accredited or nationally-accredited two or four-year colleges or universities.
Greylock congratulates all of the students and thanks the teachers and guidance counselors who encouraged students to participate in the Greylock Scholarship application process.
Greylock Federal Credit Union awarded 13 area college-bound high school students $500 each from the Credit Union’s “Treat Everyone Better Than They Expect” scholarship program. (Left to Right) Ranjana Lingutla, Kevin Coakley, Victoria Ryan, Casey Blair, Emma Lezberg Mackenzie Rougeau, Anita Curtin, Olivia Carlson, and Greylock President/CEO John L. Bissell. (Not in attendance: Mollyann Haskins, Courtney Munson, Ava Garrett, Maria Deblois, Matthew Schneider).
About Greylock Federal Credit Union
Greylock membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school, worships or regularly conducts business in Berkshire County, the towns of Westfield, Southwick, Granville, Montgomery, and Russell, Massachusetts, Bennington County, VT or Columbia County, NY. Greylock Federal is wholly owned by its more than 88,000 members and offers full-service branches in Pittsfield, Great Barrington, Lee, Adams, North Adams, Williamstown, Lanesborough, and Lenox. Greylock has a Low Income Designation (LID) from the NCUA and certification by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund allowing the Credit Union to offer expanded services to low and moderate income families. As a Juntos Avanzamos designated credit union, Greylock is committed to serving and empowering Hispanic and immigrant consumers by helping them navigate the U.S. financial system and providing safe, affordable and relevant financial services. More information is available at www.greylock.org.