Powered By Honor awards $13,000 in Community Commitment Scholarships

SAINT JOSEPH, MI (May 27, 2015) — Powered By Honor, Honor Credit Union’s community fund, is proud to support local graduating seniors through the 2015 Community Commitment Scholarship. Thirteen students each received $1,000 to be used towards furthering their education. Reinforcing Honor Credit Union’s dedication to supporting the local community, an emphasis on community involvement and extracurricular activities was part of the Community Commitment Scholarship application. The following students exemplify community commitment and are positive role models through their community service and academic success:

Andrew Parrish – Quincy High School

Corey Buchholz – Berrien Springs High School

Delaney Peters – Edwardsburg High School

Emilee Lokken – Negaunee High School

Emily Courter – Paw Paw High School

Jacob Borys – Paw Paw High Schoool

Jesper Ke – St. Joseph High School

Jessica Foster – St. Joseph High School

John R. Hogeboom – Lakeshore High School

Madeline Carter   – Edwardsburg High School

Mason Bruce – Gwinn High School

Michael Zol Wiitala – Marquette Senior High School

Ryan Potts – Lakeshore High School

Powered By Honor exists to partner with communities. In addition to corporate donations and sponsorships for many local organizations, Honor Credit Union team members contribute countless hours of service to organizations within its communities every year. Powered By Honor is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is largely funded by Honor Credit Union employees, in addition to a portion of Honor debit card interchange income. Honor Credit Union, a $618 million dollar credit union, provides a wide range of affordable financial services to more than 55,000 members across the State of Michigan. To find out more, call 800.442.2800, or visit

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