NEFCU presents Vermont National Guard Scholarships

WILLISTON, VT (January 17, 2023) — New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) recently announced the recipients of five $1,000 Vermont National Guard scholarships. NEFCU Chief Strategy Officer Bill Smith was on hand to make the presentations. Lieutenant Colonel Doran Metzger and Major Jason Beams represented the Vermont National Guard. All recipients were family members of current and former Vermont National Guard members. Recipients were:


Julie Johnson–UVM

Abigail Gagnon–UVM

Trish Jackman–UVM

Avery Feeley–UVM

Colby Galipeau—Gordon College (Accepted by Colby’s father, Lieutenant Colonel Jason Galipeau)

L to R: Major Jason Beams; Julie Johnston; Abigail Gagnon; Bill Smith, NEFCU Chief Strategy Officer; Lieutenant Colonel Jason Galipeau (on behalf of his son Colby Galipeau); Trisha Jackman; Avery Feeley; Lieutenant Colonel Doran Metzger

About NEFCU (VT)

New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU), headquartered in Williston, Vermont, is a member-owned financial institution serving Vermont and select counties in New Hampshire. For more information about membership requirements and benefits, visit


Simeon Chapin
Head of Social Impact


Molly Walsh
The Vermont Community Foundation
802-388-3355 ext. 264  

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