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Reliant Credit Union awards $12,000 in scholarships

SODUS, NY (June 1, 2021) — Reliant Credit Union is pleased to announce that twelve area students received scholarships through its 2021 Donald K. Rhine Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to any Reliant member who currently attends or plans to attend an accredited two- or four-year college full-time in the coming school year. Created in honor of the founder of Reliant Credit Union, the scholarship is awarded to students who exemplify the credit union’s “people helping people” philosophy.

This year’s recipients of Reliant’s Donald K. Rhine scholarship are listed below, along with their hometowns.

• Alexandra Briggs – Newark
• Claire Consadine – Williamson
• Anna DeWispelaere – Sodus Point
• Calistine Feger – Victor
• Rachel George – Newark
• Elaina Ginsberg – Walworth
• Olivia Green – Canandaigua
• Kailey Kuhn – Marion
• Daniel Mares – Sodus
• Megan Moreau –Bloomfield
• Jonathan Parker – Farmington
• Kailey Vernon – Marion

“We are incredibly proud of our 2021 Donald K. Rhine Scholarship recipients, who have excelled not only academically, but also as volunteers in their communities,” said Pamela Heald, Reliant’s President & CEO. “I look forward to seeing more of these future leaders, who I am certain will continue to enrich our communities with their hard work and service to others.”

Reliant congratulates its scholarship recipients and commends them for their continuous efforts to serve the community. Reliant has offered the Donald K. Rhine scholarship since 1998, and has awarded more than $215,000 to members to date, including $12,000 in 2021.

Pictured here are two of the twelve recipients, Kailey Kuhn and Claire Consadine.


About Reliant Credit Union

Reliant Credit Union, which began locally in 1970, is a $650 million credit union serving more than 45,000 members. Eligibility is available to all who live, work, worship, attend school, or volunteer in Monroe, Ontario, and Wayne counties. Reliant currently has branches in Brockport, Canandaigua, Farmington, Geneva, Henrietta, Irondequoit, Macedon, Newark, Sodus, and Webster. A full-service financial institution, Reliant offers a complete range of financial products and services, including mortgages. For information regarding membership or employment, contact the credit union at 800-724-9282 or visit reliantcu.com

Contacts

Emily Britton
Public Relations Specialist
800-724-9282 Ext. 3397
ebritton@reliantcu.com
reliantcu.com

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