Congratulations to the 2017 Scholarship recipients

and to all 2017 high school graduates!

 


$2,000 Winners



Megan Platte

High School: Loy Norrix

Attending: Calvin College

Field of Study: Undecided

Recipient of the Robert S. Hunt Scholarship





Rachel Rohlwing

High School: Gull Lake

Attending: Michigan State University

Field of Study: Pre-Law

Recipient of the Donna vanWestrienen Scholarship





Alexandra Weaver

High School: Portage Northern

Attending: Grand Valley State University - Frederik Meijer Honors College

Field of Study: Healthcare

Recipient of the Robert E. Treloar Scholarship




$1,000 Winners


Tucker Albertson

High School: Mattawan

Attending: Western Michigan University

Field of Study: Early Childhood Education






Benjamin Andrews

High School: Allegan

Attending: James Madison College of Public Policy at MSU

Field of Study: Public Policy and Mathematics

 




Madeline Beauchamp

High School: Mattawan

Attending: Western Michigan University

Field of Study: Nursing





Cody Becker

High School: Otsego

Attending: Western Michigan University

Field of Study: Theatre Technical Design






Justin Bender

High School: Otsego

Attending: Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Field of Study: Aviation







Alec Bussott

High School: Mattawan

Attending: Grand Valley State University

Field of Study: Undecided





Davis Dickerson

High School: Three Rivers

Attending: Eastern Michigan University

Field of Study: Communications with a concentration in Electronic Media and Film Studies





Johnathan Doman

High School: Gobles

Attending: Northern Michigan University

Field of Study: Biochemistry






Hannah Johnson

High School: Howardsville Christian

Attending: Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Field of Study: Accounting






Zachary Kirschman

High School: Portage Central

Attending: University of Toledo

Field of Study: Environmental Engineering






Andrew Lowe

High School: Lawrence

Attending: Grand Valley State University

Field of Study: Athletic Training






Elena Van Loo

High School: Kalamazoo Christian

Attending: Calvin College

Field of Study: Psychology






Kegan Miller

High School: Kalamazoo Central

Attending: Alma College

Field of Study: Political Science






Sophie Monroe

High School: Plainwell

Attending: Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Field of Study: Undecided







Anni Paldan

High School: Mattawan

Attending: Western Michigan University

Field of Study: International and Global Studies





Sydney Rehr

High School: Plainwell

Attending: Michigan State University

Field of Study: Engineering/ Pre-Med






Colin Tichvon

High School: Hackett Catholic Prep

Attending: Northwestern University

Field of Study: Integrated Science Program/Physics






Michaela Tuttle

High School: Hackett Catholic Prep

Attending: Grand Valley State University

Field of Study: Communications and Multimedia Journalism




About the Program

A total of $388,000 has been awarded through Arbor Financial Credit Union's Scholarship Program, which was established in 1999 to enhance the educational opportunities and advancement of the credit union's member/owners. Scholarships are awarded annually to high school seniors who not only demonstrate academic achievement, but community involvement, extracurricular activities and financial need a described.
 
Arbor Financial Credit Union awards 18 students with $1,000 scholarships and three $2,000 scholarships for a total of $24,000 to 21 outstanding students.

The three $2,000 scholarships are the Donna VanWestrienen Scholarship and Robert E. Treloar Scholarship in honor of two individuals who each served on the board of directors for over twenty years, and the Robert S. Hunt Scholarship in honor of Arbor Financial Credit Union's retired President/CEO who led the credit union for 30 years.




*A primary member opens his/her Arbor Financial Credit Union account with an initial $5.00 deposit to establish a share savings account. Joint members are not eligible. If you are not sure of eligibility, check your  Arbor Financial Credit Union  account statement (the primary member is listed first) or contact us. Official family members, employees of  Arbor Financial Credit Union  and their immediate families are not eligible to participate in the scholarship program.