Pelican State CU awards scholarship to Ascension Parish student

BATON ROUGE, LA (August 10, 2022) — Pelican State Credit Union is excited to announce that St. Amant High School’s 2022 graduate, Emily Armand, is a $1,000 winner of the Pelican’s 2022 Team Pelican Scholarship Program.

The Team Pelican Scholarship Program is an exclusive benefit to the credit union’s Team Pelican youth savings account members! Finalists are selected by parish and on the basis of their academic achievements, heart for service displayed in their community, and the inspirational goals they’ve set for themselves. Pelican State CU awarded $14,000 in scholarships in 2022 to graduating high school seniors

While at St. Amant High School, Armand was Yearbook Club Editor, and founding member and Treasure of Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society. They were also a member of Student Council, Senior Beta Club, Gator to Gator Mentoring Program, and Louisiana Cheer Force. They plan to attend Louisiana Tech to study sports marketing.

To learn more about opening a Team Pelican or Teen Checking account and the Team Pelican Scholarship Program, visit

Emily Armand

About Pelican State Credit Union

For over 60 years, Pelican State Credit Union has been providing financial services to individuals and their families throughout the state of Louisiana. The credit union is dedicated to improving the lives of its members through safe, competitive products and educational services. Pelican was originally chartered as the Department of Hospitals Credit Union, located in downtown Baton Rouge, to serve Louisiana charity hospitals, mental health centers, and state office personnel. They have since grown into the largest state-chartered credit union in Louisiana now serving  over 60,000 members. For information, visit


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