Kellogg Community Credit Union announces college scholarship recipients

BATTLE CREEK, MI (August 17, 2016) — Kellogg Community Credit Union (KCCU) is pleased to announce the 2016 KCCU College Scholarship recipients. The KCCU College Scholarship provides $1,000 towards tuition fees to students attending an accredited Michigan college or university. Criteria for selecting the recipients include KCCU membership, academic performance, financial need, community involvement, and educational goals. After reviewing all the scholarship entries, KCCU has selected five deserving recipients:

Tessa Hollister is a graduate of Harper Creek High School, where she was captain of her volleyball and soccer teams, Student Council Vice President and Treasurer of the National Honors Society. She will be attending Central Michigan University to pursue a degree in Special Education.

Tessa Hollister

Megan Manu graduated from Lakeview High School where she played varsity basketball and ran varsity track. She was involved in a variety of school activities, such as Key Club, National Honors Society, Student Government and the French Club. She will be attending the University of Michigan to study medicine.

Megan Manu

Jillian Riegle is a graduate of Gull Lake High School, where she was captain of the tennis team and active in the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Leadership Council and many others. She will be attending Hillsdale College in the fall.

Jillian Riegle

Emma Moore graduated from Harper Creek High School. She played varsity tennis for four years and was a volunteer for countless community organizations. Emma will attend Kellogg Community College in the fall with plans to later transfer to a four year college.

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Alicia Ziegler graduated from Harper Creek High School, where she participated in a rigorous load of advanced placement courses. She was actively involved in 4-H Horse Club, Harper Creek Varsity Tennis, the Swim team and many other student and volunteer organizations. She will be attending Michigan State University for her undergraduate degree and eventually will go on to law school.

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KCCU is proud to be able to offer these scholarships. As a credit union, we are founded on the philosophy of ‘people helping people,’ and by offering scholarships to assist young members with the increasing cost of higher education, KCCU is reinforcing its commitment to the financial success of its members. 2016 marks KCCU’s twenty-eighth year of providing scholarships to local students.

“Education plays a vital role in helping the students of today, become the leaders of our community tomorrow,” said Tracy Miller, CEO of Kellogg Community Credit Union. “Kellogg Community Credit Union is proud to help these outstanding students achieve their educational goals.”

The Kellogg Community Credit Union College Scholarship Program was developed to help local high school graduates reach their career goals. KCCU’s Board of Directors, management, and staff congratulate the 2016 scholarship winners and thank the many other exceptional students who applied.

About Kellogg Community Credit Union

Kellogg Community Credit Union, headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan is a full-service financial institution serving people who live, work, worship, or attend school in West Michigan. With $846 million in assets, KCCU proudly serves over 51,000 members in Battle Creek, Marshall, Kalamazoo, Portage, Richland, Grand Rapids, and Three Rivers. A community leader since 1941, KCCU consistently outperforms other financial institutions with outstanding service satisfaction ratings and a long history of growth. For more information, please visit Connect with Kellogg Community Credit Union on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.


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