Local student athletes recognized by America First Credit Union, KJZZ and KMYU during scholarship awards dinner

OGDEN, UT (April 26, 2018)America First Credit Union recently recognized Utah student athletes at the Outstanding Student Athlete Scholarship Awards Dinner. The event was held Friday, April 13 at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.

Each week, throughout the 2017 high school football season, America First Credit Union and KJZZ and KMYU radio stations acknowledged local student athletes with a 3.5 GPA or higher for their outstanding citizenship and school involvement. Twenty-two high school seniors were awarded a $500 scholarship at the event.

Award winners include:

Aidan Troutner – Timpview High School, Ainu Kaufusi – East High School, Ashlee Astle – Layton High School, Ben Ford – East High School, Brady Arbon – Grantsville High School, Cacia Rasmussen – Orem High School, Carter Johnson – Herriman High School, Cora Mickelsen – Alta High School, Dalton Hagen – Corner Canyon High School, Francisco Garcia – Kearns High School, Karlie Valdez – Fremont High School, Kendzee Cloward – Bingham High School, Kiesa Keller – Corner Canyon High School, Kristen Johnson – Ridgeline High School, Lauren Olsen – Woods Cross High School, Logan Ward – West Jordan High School, Megumi (Becky) Wilkinson – Alta High School, Shadrach Preece – American Fork High School, Taylor Larsen – Skyline High School, Travis Boyce – Highland High School, Tyler Rich – Roy High School, Valerie Harker – Syracuse High School

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Scholarship recipients pose for a photo at the Outstanding Athlete Scholarship Awards Dinner in Salt Lake City, Utah.

About America First Credit Union

Proudly celebrating 80 years of servicing members and a long-standing history, America First has become one of the largest, most stable and most progressive credit unions in the country, and has remained a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative financial institution. Today, America First has 128 locations, and is the 9th largest credit union in assets in the United States with over $11.2 billion, and the sixth largest credit union in membership in America with more than 1,041,000 members.


Nicole Cypers
America First Credit Union

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