IBMSECU’s Southeast Credit Union Foundation awards five $2,500 scholarships

Local credit union announces 2018 SECU Foundation scholarship recipients

DELRAY BEACH, FL (July 6, 2018)IBM Southeast Employees’ Credit Union’s Southeast Credit Union Foundation, strongly believes in investing in the success of young minds. The SECU Scholarship Program is just one way they give back to the community.

The Foundation is pleased to announce their 2018 Scholarship recipients. From Florida:  Alejandra Gutierrez, Arielle Ahrendts, and Madison Burmeister. From Georgia: Christopher Stephens and William Knight. These $2,500 student scholarships will give students the assistance and motivation to further their education.

The mission of the Southeast Credit Union Foundation is to improve the lives of children and families in the communities we serve. All proceeds raised from annual icon and candy sales in IBMSECU branches along with the Kilometers for Our Community Virtual 5k and other fundraising events were donated directly to the foundation and used to support causes like local scholarship awards and school supplies for children in need.

The 2019 SECU Scholarship Program applications will be accepted in March 2019. Graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled college, university, or trade school students can apply by writing an essay or creating a video that describes your career goals. Further your education today and apply.

The Southeast Credit Union Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered in the state of Florida.

Stephen Johnson, Director of the Southeast Credit Union Foundation stated, “Congratulations to all of the winners! All five students are well deserving. We believe education is the key to a bright future. We are excited to see them succeed!  Giving back to the communities we are in is so important to us.”

For more information about the event, or to learn how you can get involved, call (800) 873-5100, ext. 4774.

IBMSECU is a Member-owned financial institution that has provided financial services to families for more than 48 years. To be eligible for Membership, you must live in an approved county, worship or attend school in an approved county, work for or be retired from a Member Company, or be an immediate family member of/live in the same household as an existing Member. Only $5 is needed to open a savings account and begin your lifetime Membership with IBMSECU. To join, use our secure Online Membership Application or call 800.873.5100.


IBMSECU, established in 1969, is a growing and dynamic Credit Union, with more than 95,000 Members worldwide and $1.5 billion in assets. A Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution that is owned by its Members. Credit Unions generally offer high-yield deposits, low interest-rate loans and low fee structures. IBMSECU offers a complete range of products and services including: Checking and Savings accounts, Money Market accounts, Certificates, IRAs, First and Second Mortgages, Car Loans, Visa® Credit Cards, Business Services, and much more.


Abby Boburka
Communications Marketing Specialist
Phone: 800-873-5100 ext 7724
Direct: 561-982-7724
Fax: 561-989-7717

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