Greylock awards $9,500 in scholarships to college bound seniors

PITTSFIELD, MA (June 12, 2018) — Greylock Federal Credit Union announced awards to local college-bound high school students who each received $500 from the Credit Union’s annual “Community Enrichment” scholarship program. The scholarships were presented to community-minded senior class members from eleven Berkshire County high schools.

“Greylock is delighted to recognize outstanding Berkshire County students with Community Enrichment scholarships,” said Greylock President John L. Bissell. “By investing in the education of our young people we strengthen our future and help our community to thrive. It is our pleasure to honor these students with well-deserved scholarships to advance their educational pursuits.”

Congratulations to this year’s recipients:

Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter – Jordan LeSage

Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter – Timothy Durocher

Drury – Cassandra Crosier

Mt. Everett – Marya Makuc

Mt. Greylock – Cole Seaman

Mt. Greylock – Jacob Hane

Hoosac    – Jenna Charron

Hoosac – Skylar Case

Lee – Hunter Roosa

Lee – Michael Comalli

McCann – Hannah Fuller

McCann – Paige Shepard

Monument – Hannah Flynn

PHS – Danielle LaBlanc

PHS – Makailey Cookis

Taconic – Shannon Netzer

Taconic – Tyler Williamson

Wahconah – Emily West

Wahconah – Patrick Butler

Applicants were judged on community involvement and an essay that asked them to answer the question: “How would you use your education and your position to better your community?” The students wrote about how they would use their chosen field of interest to make the Berkshires the perfect place to work, play, and live. 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.

About Greylock Federal Credit Union

Greylock Federal Credit Union’s vision is to be the face of financial equity and inclusion in the communities we serve by offering personal and business accounts; mobile, online, and phone access to your finances; free financial education for the community as a whole; unique lending products to suit the specific needs of our Members; investment services through Greylock Investment Group; and insurance products through Greylock Insurance Agency.

Greylock is wholly owned by its Members and offers full-service branches in Pittsfield, Great Barrington, Lee, Adams, North Adams, Williamstown, Lanesborough, and Lenox, Mass., and Greenport/Hudson, N.Y. Greylock has a Low-Income Designation (LID) from the National Credit Union Administration (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. More information is available at Equal Housing Lender. Insured by NCUA.


Roberta McCulloc-Dews
Greylock Federal Credit Union

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