Student Scholarship Opportunities
2013 James J. DeDad Scholarship Winners!
The Erie Chapter of Credit Union's pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 James J. DeDad Scholarships. Seven scholarship winners were chosen.
|The winners included:|
|1st Place||$3,000||Alexander T. Kanonczyk||Erie FCU|
|2nd Place||$1,500||Dakota Deal||Erie FCU|
|3rd Place||$1,000||Taylor N Perkins||Widget Financial|
|3rd Place||$1,000||Deanna Peterson||Americo FCU|
|3rd Place||$1,000||Monica Main||Erie Community CU|
|6th Place||$500||Matthew Jeffrey Hart||1st Choice Community FCU|
|6th Place||$500||Peter Duchini||Erie FCU|
Applicants were asked to write a 500-word essay on the topic:
"What solutions could the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania employ in order to ensure that today's young adults understand the importance of budgeting and the effects of the wise-use of credit to their future?"
The 2013 awards were presented at the Erie Maennerchor Club on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. This year, 11 credit unions from the Erie area participated in the scholarship program. The scholarships are named in memory of James J. DeDad, former president of the Erie Chapter of Credit Unions. Since 1995, the scholarship program has awarded a total of $131,500.00.