Andrews Federal Credit Union Awards $12,000 in Scholarships

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Eight students received $1,500 to assist with higher education expenses.

Scholarship Winners

(left to right) Andrews Federal President & CEO Jim Hayes, Andrew Peacock, Tiara Hodge, Khadijah Bland, and Board Chairman Gen. Frank Cardile

Andrews Federal Credit Union awarded $12,000 in scholarships to eight students. Each student received $1,500 toward higher education expenses. Three of those students, Khadijah Bland, Tiara Hodge, and Andrew Peacock along with friends and family members, were on hand at the Credit Union's 67th Annual Meeting to receive their award in person.

Of the 180 applications received this year, these students have proven their worthiness through a rigorous process that included an essay, and an evaluation of their community involvement and support.

Andrews Federal 2015 Scholarships were awarded to:

  •     Whitney Betts, Marietta, GA
  •     Khadijah Bland, Waldorf, MD
  •     Jason Clark, Germany
  •     Tiara Hodge, Clinton, MD
  •     BreAhn Holloway, Fort Washington, MD
  •     Deja Lee, Accokeek, MD
  •     Andrew Peacock, Upper Marlboro, MD
  •     Joshua Tsai, Anaheim Hills, CA

“Each year we are excited to offer financial assistance in the form of scholarships to a group of amazing students,” remarked Jim Hayes, Andrews Federal President & CEO. “These are our future presidents, CEOs, entrepreneurs and leaders. Andrews Federal is proud to play a part in helping them achieve their future success.”

The 2016 Andrews Federal Scholarship program will begin February 1, 2016.

About Andrews Federal Credit Union
Andrews Federal Credit Union was founded in 1948 to serve the needs of military and civilian personnel by providing a vast array of financial products and services. With over $1 billion in assets, Andrews Federal has grown to serve more than 113,000 members in the District of Columbia, Springfield (VA), Joint Base Andrews (MD), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (NJ), and military installations in central Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. In addition, the Credit Union serves as a financial partner with many select employee groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and New Jersey.

To learn more about Andrews Federal Credit Union and its community involvement, or to become a member, call 800.487.5500 or visit

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