Local students earn SECU scholarships


Board member Robert Butler presents Cashie Naylor with her scholarship.

Board member Linda Brunson presents Coleman Simpson with his award.

Board member Greg Dirks presents Connor Bass with his award.

Board member Leonard Henry presents MiKayla McLamb with her award.

Board member Denise Rackley presents Dylan Powell with his scholarship.

State Employees’ Credit Union Members Award $10,000 Scholarship

to Area High School Student!

Five area students have been awarded with a scholarship courtesy of the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation.

SECU members presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Cashie Naylor, Coleman Simpson, Dylan Powell, Connor Bass and MiKayla McLamb.

Naylor, a senior at Midway High School, is the daughter of Earl and Ginger Naylor. This scholarship was awarded for study at North Carolina State University.

Simpson, a senior at Lakewood High School, is the son of Telfair and Rosemary Simpson. This scholarship was awarded for study at North Carolina State University.

Powell, a senior at Union High School, is the son of Frank and Marlene Powell. This scholarship was awarded for study at Appalachian State University.

Bass, a senior at Clinton High School, is the son of Jeffrey and Melissa Bass. This scholarship was awarded for study at North Carolina State University.

McLamb, a senior at Hobbton High School, is the daughter of Scott and Amanda McLamb. This scholarship was awarded for study at North Carolina State University.

Funded solely by Credit Union members and given based on SECU’s philosophy of “People Helping People,” the scholarship recognizes the recipient’s community involvement, leadership skills, character and integrity, as well as scholastic achievement. The scholarship is provided for tuition and university approved educational expenses over eight consecutive semesters.

Since its inception in 2005, the SECU Foundation “People Helping People” High School Scholarship program has provided nearly $40 million in scholarships for North Carolina high school seniors.

About SECU and the SECU Foundation

A not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its members, SECU has been providing employees of the State of North Carolina and their families with consumer financial services for almost 78 years. The Credit Union also offers a diversified line of financial advisory services including retirement and education planning, tax preparation, insurance, trusts, estate planning and investments through its partners and affiliated entities. SECU serves nearly 2 million members through 254 branch offices, over 1,100 ATMs, 24/7 Contact Centers and a website, www.ncsecu.org. The SECU Foundation, a 501c (3) charitable organization funded solely by the contributions of SECU members, promotes local community development in North Carolina primarily through high impact projects in the areas of housing, education, healthcare and human services.

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