SCU Community Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarships

Sooper Credit Union, based in Arvada, Colorado, and the SCU Community Foundation are pleased to announce scholarship recipients for the 2023 school year.

One $4,000 and three $2,000 scholarships were awarded to students in recognition of their academic achievements, participation in community service, leadership qualities, and character. Congratulations to the following students:

$4000 Scholarship Recipient:

Raegan Sawano
Colorado Christian University
Ralston Valley High School, Class of 2023

$2000 Scholarship Recipients:

Alexis Chelle
Dartmouth College, Sociology and African Studies

Jazmine Rivera
Regis University, Nursing
Thomas Jefferson High School, Class of 2023

Jenna Sackter
University of Denver, Biological Sciences and English
Central High School, Class of 2023

Scholarships are awarded to assist with the cost of attending an accredited two- or four-year college or university for existing Sooper Credit Union members.

Criteria such as financial need, academics, extracurricular activities, leadership positions, awards and honors, community involvement, and work experience are considered during the selection process.

The SCU Community Foundation was established in 2009 to focus and direct philanthropic efforts for charitable and educational purposes. It is comprised of community representatives and credit union leadership. Since its inception, the foundation has positively impacted the financial well-being of the community through volunteerism and the support of more than $200,000 in sponsorships, donations, and scholarships.

Posted in Colorado, Regional Member News.