Pelican State CU awards scholarship to Tangipahoa Parish student

BATON ROUGE, LA (August 10, 2022) — Pelican State Credit Union is excited to announce that Hammond High Magnet School’s 2022 graduate, Alexis Pham, is a $1,000 scholarship winner for 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 college scholarships in 2022 to graduating high school seniors.

While at Hammond High Magnet School, Pham was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, involved in service projects with Seekers Point Church, and received their National Center for Construction Education and Research certification. They plan to attend Southeastern Louisiana University to study social work and psychology.

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

Alexis Pham

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 70,000 members. For information, visit


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