Jax Federal Credit Union awards $1,000 scholarship to Ryan Wallace

Scholarship will support Wallace’s studies at Florida A&M University

JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 25, 2017) — Jax Federal Credit Union today presented Ryan Wallace with a $1,000 scholarship. Wallace, a 2017 graduate of Jean Ribault Senior High School, is a rising freshman at Florida A&M University who plans to study biomedical engineering.

Jax Federal Credit Union received more than 30 applications for this year’s scholarship contest. Applicants had to submit an entry form, essay questions and transcripts. Wallace was chosen for his participation in financial education programs, athletic leadership skills and his understanding of how investing in his education will benefit his future.

“Every year, we are impressed by the quality of applications for this scholarship,” said Gerri Sexsion, president and CEO of Jax Federal Credit Union. “We are proud to have Ryan as a member, and commend his dedication to the study of biomedical engineering. It is an honor to contribute to his education through this award.”

Since 2004, Jax Federal Credit Union has awarded more than $13,000 in scholarships to its members. All members who are in good standing and enrolled in a degree program at an accredited technical program, college or university are eligible to apply for the credit union’s annual scholarship contest.

Applications for the 2018 scholarship contest will open in May 2018.

Gerri Sexsion and Ryan Wallace

About Jax Federal Credit Union

Established in 1935, Jax Federal Credit Union serves over 39,000 members across Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Baker and Nassau Counties. Jax Federal Credit Union helps its members meet their financial needs through eight branch locations; a robust mobile and internet banking platform; and access to over 6,800 Shared Branching locations and nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide. For more information, visit


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