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Reliant Credit Union Awards $11,000 in Scholarships

Donald K. Rhine Scholarship
Posted in Reliant News

Contact: Alisa Erbland
Marketing Manager
Phone: 800.724.9282 x3305
Email: [email protected]

SODUS, N.Y., May 25, 2023—Reliant Credit Union is pleased to announce that 15 students will receive scholarships through its 2023 Donald K. Rhine Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to any Reliant member who currently attends or plans to attend an accredited two- or four-year college full-time in the coming school year. Created in honor of the founder of Reliant Credit Union, the scholarship is awarded to students who exemplify the credit union’s “people helping people” philosophy.

This year’s recipients of Reliant’s Donald K. Rhine scholarship are listed below, along with their hometowns.

  • Benjamin Battle – Bloomfield
  • Morgan Comstock – Williamson
  • Aidan Conover – Clifton Springs
  • Zachary DeRoo– North Rose
  • Katherine Draeger – New York
  • Allyson Farnard – Fairport
  • Sara George – Newark
  • Charlie Grove – Naples
  • Alysha Kuhn – Marion
  • Drew Reigelsperger – Naples
  • Faith Rinella – Marion
  • Charlotte Sanson – Macedon
  • Jackson Slavny – Victor
  • Molly Tichacek – Walworth
  • Anna Verdine – Newark

“The recipients of the 2023 Donald K. Rhine Scholarship inspire us with the outstanding work they’re doing in their communities to help others,” said Pamela Heald, Reliant’s President & CEO. “We wish them all the very best of luck in their future endeavors, and we look forward to seeing all they will achieve.”

Reliant congratulates its scholarship recipients and commends them for their continuous efforts to serve the community. Reliant has offered the Donald K. Rhine scholarship since 1998 and has awarded more than $239,000 to members to date, including $11,000 in 2023.

Reliant Credit Union, which began locally in 1970, is a $635 million credit union serving more than 43,000 members. Eligibility is available to all who live, work, worship, attend school, or volunteer in Monroe, Ontario, and Wayne counties. Reliant currently has branches in Brockport, Canandaigua, Geneva, Henrietta, Irondequoit, Macedon, Newark, Sodus, and Webster, and will be opening a branch in Farmington in June 2023. A full-service financial institution, Reliant offers a complete range of financial products and services, including mortgages. For information regarding membership or employment, contact the credit union at 800-724-9282 or visit reliantcu.com.

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