Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 6, 2009
Arizona Central Credit Union awarded two scholarships valued at $8,000 each to local high school students as part of its C.U. Succeed Scholarship Program.
Boaz Witbeck, a 2009 graduate of Sunrise Mountain High School in Peoria, and Kāli Harmon, a 2009 graduate of Gilbert High School, were recognized for their outstanding scholastic and extra-curricular achievements with a luncheon ceremony and presentation at Arizona Central Credit Union's corporate offices.
Each student will receive $1,000 per semester to apply toward their educational expenses. The scholarships are renewable annually for up to four years, provided the student maintains certain academic standards.
Witbeck plans on attending Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University West, double majoring in Political Science and Economics. Harmon plans to attend Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, majoring in Exercise Science with hopes to further use her studies in an occupational therapy career.
C.U. Succeed is Arizona Central Credit Union's savings program for teens 13-17 years old. The program includes educational materials, newsletters, a website, and low-cost financial services designed to help teens learn the importance of sound money management.
ABOUT ARIZONA CENTRAL CREDIT UNION
Arizona Central, founded in 1939 on the credit union philosophy of "people helping people," is a not-for-profit financial cooperative serving 70,000 member/owners. Arizona Central offers a full range of low-cost financial services for individual consumers and small businesses. Current credit union assets are in excess of $420 million. Members' deposits are federally insured to at least $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration. For more information, visit http://www.azcentralcu.org or call 1-866-264-6421.