The WEOKIE Foundation awards $50,000 in college scholarships

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (March 24, 2021)

The WEOKIE Foundation has awarded 25 Oklahoma graduating high school seniors a combined $50,000 in college scholarships. Each of the 25 recipients will receive a $2,000 scholarship for their continued college education. The winners were selected from 615 applications received.

The scholarship winners were selected through an essay writing contest. Each student had to submit an essay topic asking, “When you look back at the end of your career, what would it take for you to consider yourself successful?” Applications were open to all graduating seniors in Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, and Oklahoma counties.

2021 Scholarship Winners

Jada Snyder             Mustang HS

Emma Dilbeck          Mustang HS

Rebecca George      Yukon HS

Nyla Smith                 John Marshall HS

Cheldon Gatz           Piedmont HS

Lorelei Winton          Mustang HS

Megan Wilson          Edmond Santa Fe HS

Kira Jones                 Bishop McGuiness HS

Jake Strother            Edmond North HS

Kelly Rojo Reyes     Moore HS

Joseph Mars             Piedmont HS

Wendy Diaz              Astec Charter Schools

Lani Hensley            Stroud HS

Julia Miller                 Edmond Santa Fe HS

Chloe Bagg               Norman North HS

Caden Brummer       Central Oklahoma Alliance of Christian Homeschoolers

Christen Daniel        Midwest City HS

Nancy Sierra             Astec Charter Schools

Haley Shanahan      Bishop McGuinnesss Catholic HS

Jessenia Violante    Astec Charter Schools

Kamryn Oliphant      Homeschool

Samantha Taylor      Piedmont HS

Edith Lopez-Rios     Astec Charter Schools

Jared Rubio              Dove Science Academy HS

Madeline Bradley     Homeschool

About WEOKIE Foundation

The WEOKIE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. The Foundation provides a formal avenue of charitable giving for WEOKIE Federal Credit Union and offers safe housing, financial empowerment, emergency relief, and community influence programs to Oklahoma City and surrounding communities. The Foundation is governed by an appointed volunteer Board of Directors. The goal of the Foundation is to promote WEOKIE’s commitment to social responsibility and to educate credit union members and the community so they are able to make better financial choices.


Sarah Flanagan, CCUFC
Manager of the WEOKIE Foundation
WEOKIE Federal Credit Union
405.609.3530 direct  |  405.609.3593 fax  |

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