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WEOKIE Foundation awards $50,000 in college scholarships

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (April 11, 2018) — On Saturday, March 31, the WEOKIE Foundation awarded 25 graduating high school seniors a combined $50,000 in college scholarships. Each of the 25 recipients received a $2,000 scholarship for their continued college education. The winners were selected from more than 400 applications received.

  • Zachary Abell
    Norman High School
  • Dalyn Alexander
    Norman North High School
  • Ethan Attebery
    Moore High School
  • Kayla Beets
    Bridge Creek High School
  • Jada Berry
    Northeast Academy
  • Olivia Campbell
    Pathways Middle College
  • Caleb Cothern
    Mustang High School
  • Braden Crawford
    Yukon High School
  • Andrea De La Torre
    Pathways Middle College
  • Rachel Frye
    Moore High School
  • Jackson Granger
    Piedmont High School
  • Shubham Gulati
    Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
  • Rachel Harris
    Oklahoma Christian School
  • Jesus Ibanez
    Putnam City West High School
  • Gabrielle Jones
    Harding Charter Prep
  • Jennifer Lawrence
    Mustang High School
  • Amber Metzinger
    Mustang High School
  • Isabella Murphy
    Edmond Santa Fe High School
  • Andrew Neel
    Mustang High School
  • Braxton Oldenburg
    Mulhall-Orlando High School
  • Benjamin Pfeiff
    Bethel High School
  • Aleena Poulo
    Putnam City North High School
  • Ethan Renner
    Deer Creek High School
  • Sara Schultheis
    Deer Creek High School
  • Koby Walk
    Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics

The scholarship winners were selected through an essay writing contest. Each student had to submit an essay answering the following: The year is 2066 and you are reflecting back on your life thus far. What are your life’s greatest accomplishments? Please explain. Applications were open to all graduating seniors in Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Oklahoma, and Pottawatomie counties.


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.

Contacts

Sarah Flanagan, CCUFC

Manager of the WEOKIE Foundation

WEOKIE Federal Credit Union

405.609.3530 direct  |  405.609.3593 fax

sarahf@weokie.org  |  www.WEOKIE.org

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