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Gerber Federal Credit Union Awards $2,750 in Annual Scholarships

FREMONT, Mich. (4/1/2021) Gerber Federal Credit Union awarded a total of $2,750 as a result of its Annual Essay Scholarship program.  Entrants were asked to explain “Even during the pandemic, the cost of college education has increased while many households have struggled to provide for basic needs. You have been asked to provide three recommendations to your legislators on how to make college more affordable. What are your recommendations?” in 300-500 words.  Entries were accepted from Gerber Federal Credit Union members currently attending their senior year of high school and planning to attend an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program. 

Colton Isenhart from Fremont, MI is the First Place winner, he was awarded $1,750 and publication of his essay at www.gerberfcu.com.  Rylee Richards from Fremont, MI is the Second Place winner and was awarded $750.  Lillian Ruehmeier from Newaygo, MI is the Third Place Winner and was awarded $250. (Winners shown below L to R Colton, Tylee, and Lillian.) 

Essays were submitted by email and mail.  Our panel of judges included 4 educators from various school districts and a member of management at a local hospital.  Judges evaluated the essays on Topical Relevance and Quality of Writing after all identifying information was removed. 

Gerber Federal Credit Union was founded here, and we’re focused on growing here.  We have two branches located in Fremont, MI and one in Newaygo, MI.  Stop in today or visit www.gerberfcu.com/youbelong to discover the benefits of credit union membership!


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