Nymeo Federal Credit Union Awards Two College Scholarships to Area Students

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Graduating seniors from Walkersville and Urbana high schools selected for awards

From left to right: Feiyan Collins, graduating senior from Walkersville High School; Vicki Johnston, Nymeo President and CEO; and Brina Ratangee, Urbana High School graduating senior.

“It’s a very competitive process, and the judges have a difficult time choosing the winners amongst a pool of exceptional students." - Vicki Johnston, President and CEO, Nymeo

Nymeo Federal Credit Union, a community credit union with locations in Frederick and Gaithersburg, awarded two Frederick County High School Seniors each with a Nymeo Believe & Achieve College Scholarship.

Feiyan Collins from Walkersville High School and Brina Ratangee from Urbana High School were this year’s recipients. Both students received a $1500 scholarship from Nymeo. A committee of judges based the winners on their essays, academic accomplishments and participation in school and community activities.

Additionally, Sara Buckley, a Linganore High School graduate, and current Hood College student, received a college scholarship of $1000 from Nymeo and the Credit Union Foundation of Maryland and the District of Columbia, Inc.

“Each year, we receive outstanding applications from high school seniors throughout Frederick and Montgomery Counties,” said Vicki Johnston, President and CEO of Nymeo. “It’s a very competitive process, and the judges have a difficult time choosing the winners amongst a pool of exceptional students. Thank you to those who applied to our scholarship and to the CU Foundation of Maryland and the District of Columbia Scholarship.”

This is the seventh year the community credit union has awarded this scholarship to area students. Aside from this scholarship, Nymeo also sponsors the Millionaire’s Club and Start-Up Frederick for FCPS.

About Nymeo Federal Credit Union:
Nymeo is a cooperative, not-for-profit financial institution with headquarters in Frederick, MD. Nymeo offers traditional banking products, but stands apart from other financial institutions with its outstanding customer service, innovative branch concepts, low interest rate loans and new mobile banking application for its members. Nymeo membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school, volunteers, or conducts regular business in Frederick and Montgomery Counties. For more information about Nymeo please visit nymeo.org.

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