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Pen Air invests in six graduating high school seniors

PENSACOLA, FLA (May 24, 2023) — Pen Air Credit Union (Pen Air) is excited to award six scholarships to local graduating high school seniors. Scholarships are awarded to student members based on the student’s academic performance and passion for helping others.

The Pen Air Scholarship Program was established to help Pen Air student members, who have a passion for helping others, pursue a post-secondary education toward an undergraduate or associate’s degree or trade certification. From its inception in 2010 through 2022, $171,500 in scholarships have been awarded to local graduating high school seniors.

“High school graduation is just the beginning for our student members.  Pen Air is proud to provide a small piece of financial help so these students can explore and chase their dreams,” says Casey Brueske, Community Education Development Specialist. “We can’t wait to see what they do in the coming years.”

Congratulations to the 2023 Pen Air Scholarship Recipients:

  • Ira, Washington HS (Escambia Co.)
  • Calloway, Pensacola HS (Escambia Co.)
  • Grayson, Pace HS (Santa Rosa Co.)
  • Colton, Elberta HS (Baldwin Co.)
  • Olivia, Pace HS (Santa Rosa Co.)
  • Grayson, Alethia Christian Academy (Escambia Co.)

Pen Air will pay up to $1,250 per semester (Fall and Spring Semesters only) toward tuition, fees, and supplies to attend school. The scholarship will equal the cost billed by the school for each semester or $1,250, whichever is less, for up to 8 consecutive semesters. Learn more at penair.org/Scholarships.


About PenAir Credit Union

Established in 1936, PenAir Credit Union has been a bold force for good, uniting community, resources, and impact. With assets surpassing $3.1 billion, PenAir is dedicated to enhancing the lives of its members from Mobile, Alabama, to Tallahassee, Florida. As a member-owned institution, PenAir prioritizes individual needs, ensuring tailored solutions for financial success. Beyond financial services, PenAir actively contributes to community growth through education, development projects, and charitable endeavors. Learn more about how PenAir is building a legacy of financial empowerment and community enrichment at www.penair.org.

Contacts

PenAir Credit Union
1495 E. Nine Mile Road
Pensacola, FL 32514

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