Neighbors Credit Union awards annual scholarships

ST. LOUIS, MO (May 25, 2017) — Neighbors Credit Union awarded four, $1,500 Scholarships to My.Bux Club members at their Annual Meeting held on May 16, 2017 at the Royal Orleans Banquet Center.

The 2017 Neighbors Credit Union Scholarship Contest awarded four $1,500 scholarships in honor of four previous board members: Adell Allen, Lynn Beckwith, Clarence Hagemann, and Harry Somers. These board members gave their time to provide community service for all the members of the credit union for many years. The previous broad members, of Neighbors Credit Union, have been great leaders not only for the credit union but in the community as well. As part of their submission, students were asked to describe how they have demonstrated leadership ability in their school, work, or community.

The scholarship contest is open to all My.Bux Club members who will be attending college in the fall of 2017. My.Bux consists of Neighbors Credit Union members between the ages of 13 and 19. Each scholarship recipient received $1,500 to be used for higher education expenses. The winners of this year’s scholarship contest are Taylor Dedic of University of Mississippi, Morgan Dimercurio of Lutheran High School North, Mallory Rodell of Hazelwood West High School and Tyra Searcy of Vanderbilt University.

Taylor Dedic is a Freshman at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, where she is double majoring in International Studies with a concentration in government and politics and French. Taylor is involved in Ole Miss Model United Nations, Kappa Alpha Theta and Gamma Beta Phi on campus. Morgan Dimercurio is a senior at Lutheran High School North and will be attending the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee in the fall. Morgan wants to be in Management for a hotel and resort after she achieves her bachelor’s degree. Mallory Rodell is a senior at Hazelwood West High School and will be attending Truman State University in the fall. Mallory is ranked 7th of her class of 537 and has been a member with Neighbors Credit Union for 18 years. Tyra Searcy is a Sophomore at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee where she is pursuing a Communications Studies degree. Tyra is a ESPNU Campus Connection Contributor.

Neighbors Credit Union is dedicated to providing young members with opportunities to help continue their education. For more information about our My.Bux Club and the financial programs we offer for youth please visit, Scholarship contest information for 2018 will be placed on the website in fall of 2017.

Taylor Dedic, scholarship winner, Mallory Rodell, scholarship winner, John Servos, CEOPresident of Neighbors Credit Union, Tyra Searcy, scholarship winner and, Morgan Dimercurio scholarship winner


About Neighbors Credit Union

Neighbors Credit Union serves more than 45,000 members in the St. Louis metro area providing exceptional experiences, personal and business financial solutions, and trusted advice. The Credit Union is recognized by Forbes Magazine as a 2021 Best in State Credit Unions for Missouri, earning the top ranking for Missouri. Founded in 1928 by a group of U.S. Postal workers, Neighbors Credit Union is the region’s sixth largest credit union with more than $500 million in assets and 9 branches serving members throughout the community. The Credit Union is a full-service, independent financial institution, owned and operated by its membership, chartered by the state of Missouri, and federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)


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