Robins Federal Credit Union Names 2013 MEST Scholarship Recipients
WARNER ROBINS, GA — Robins Federal Credit Union recently presented five high school seniors from Middle Georgia with the Robins Federal Credit Union Most Excellent Senior Team (MEST) Scholarship.
The winners were as follows:
- Kilandra Dollar, Warner Robins High School
- John Herrera, Veterans High School
- Andrea Ingram, Northside High School
- Sharkeevia Solomon, Southwest High School
- La’Darius Thomas, Baldwin High School
One hundred nineteen high school seniors applied for the scholarship. The winners were chosen based on their GPA, SAT scores, extracurricular and community activities, a written essay and financial need. Each scholarship winner will receive a total of $4,000 ($1,000 per academic year.)
“An outstanding group of young people applied for this year’s MEST Scholarship, and it was difficult to select just five winners. We are proud of the winners’ achievements, and look forward to watching them do great things in the future,” John Rhea, President and CEO of Robins Federal Credit Union, said.
Robins Federal Credit Union has awarded $250,000.00 to graduating seniors since the MEST Scholarship was founded 17 years ago.
Robins Federal Credit Union is a local non-profit financial cooperative with nineteen branches in central Georgia. Robins Federal currently provides financial services to over 148,000 members, with assets exceeding $1.8 billion. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in the 16 counties Robins Federal serves.