TDECU Awards $25,000 in Scholarships to Texas Students

(LAKE JACKSON, TX) — For the 15th consecutive year, TDECU has awarded scholarships totaling $25,000 to Texas students in recognition of their academic performance, leadership skills, and those entering college for the first time. The TDECU Scholarship Program awarded 25 of their student Members with a $1,000 each, which will go toward costs associated with attending college, university or trade school.

“We are extremely proud of all of this year’s scholarship winners and congratulate them for their achievements,” said Stephanie Sherrodd, TDECU President and CEO. “We wish all of our college-bound Members much success.”

TDECU Board Member Peggy Miltenberger, who serves on the board’s scholarship committee added, “Ensuring a bright future for our young members is important to us at TDECU. We look forward to watching them prosper and accomplish a great many things.”

TDECU 2012-2013 Scholarship Winners

Recipient                                            High School                            College Attending
Tezira Abe                                           Angleton H.S.                         University of Texas – Austin
Rebecca Jewell                                    Angleton H.S.                         University of Texas – Austin
Andrew Moreno                                 Angleton H.S.                         University of Texas – Austin
Christina Vargas                                 Angleton H.S.                         University of Texas – Austin
Malynda Gallagher                             Brazosport H.S.                      University of Texas – SA
Alison Manck                                      Brazosport H.S.                      Texas State University
Thomas Sawyer                                   Brazosport H.S.                      University of Texas – Austin
Kaylan Viktorin                                  Brazosport H.S.                      Texas A&M University
Alexander Green                                 Brazoswood H.S.                    Texas A&M University
Elizabeth Rowland                             Brazoswood H.S.                    Stephen F. Austin University
Jenna Gaffney                                     Brazoswood H.S.                    Texas A&M University
Chancie Price                                      Brazoswood H.S.                    University of Houston
Brooke Buenger                                  Brazoswood H.S.                    Texas A&M University
Jordan Searcy                                      Columbia/Brazoria H.S.          Texas State University
Brittany Kacal                                     Columbia/Brazoria H.S.          Univ. of Mary Harden Baylor
Christine Haun                                    Cuero H.S.                              Texas Women’s University
Molly Wilson                                      Danbury H.S.                          Brazosport College
Bailey Steffek                                     Hallettsville H.S.                     Texas A&M University
Leigha Sharp                                       Liberty H.S.                            University of North Texas
Chance Schneider                               Needville H.S.                                    Wharton County Jr. College
Shyanne Schlauch                               Sacred Heart Catholic H.S.    Blinn Jr. College
Lauren Dannelley                                Sweeny H.S.                           University of Florida
Toby Reifel                                         Sweeny H.S.                           TX State Technical College
Denise Egressy                                    St. Joseph H.S.                        Texas State University
Jorge Correa                                        Van Vleck H.S.                       University of Texas – SA

Visit for information on how to apply to the TDECU Scholarship Program.

Founded in 1955, TDECU is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with 170,000 members and more than $2 billion in assets. TDECU currently has 32 service locations, including 25 branches, and offers a complete selection of convenient, innovative, and competitive products and services, including a full suite of deposit products as well as mortgage, auto and personal loan products, online and mobile banking.  TDECU also offers, through its subsidiaries, retirement planning and wealth management, personal and business insurance products, and full title and realty services. Members can also access a nationwide network of over 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. For more information visit or call 800.839.1154.

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