Five Catawba Valley Community College students recently received a scholarship from Shuford Federal Credit Union through the CVCC Foundation, Inc. These awards mark the third year assisting CVCC students with their education. A total of 13 students have received scholarships because of the passion of Shuford Credit Union President and CEO Jerry Gaillard and the board of directors.
To be eligible, students must possess the potential for a successful college career, exhibit a desire for academic excellence in his/her chosen field and exhibit academic achievement and financial need. The recipient must also have a grade point average of at least 2.75 at the end of the first semester in college to continue receiving the scholarship.
Michael Isenhour of Claremont is enrolled in the college transfer program at CVCC and plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in history at Western Carolina University to become a history teacher.
Kylie Mooneyham of Hiddenite earned a surgical technology diploma at CVCC in 2011 and works at Graystone Eye. She is continuing her education to become a nurse.
Dallas Perry of Taylorsville is enrolled in the college transfer program and plans to continue her education at N.C. State University majoring in meteorology.
Skyla A. Rockett of Hickory plans to become a radiology technicial (x-ray).
Kaitlyn E. Stephens of Hickory plans to complete a nursing degree. Stephens is also receiving the N. C. Chapter of Credit Unions Scholarship.
Shuford Federal Credit Union was formed August 27, 1967, as a non-profit financial co-operative owned by its members and offers a full range of financial products and services.
The CVCC Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation with the mission to foster and promote the growth, progress, and general welfare of CVCC. Contact Teresa W. Biggs, CVCC Foundation Executive Director, for additional information at 828-327-7000, ext. 4288, or firstname.lastname@example.org.