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Reliant Credit Union Awards $13,000 in Scholarships

donald k rhine scholarship recipients
Posted in In the Community

Contact: Emily Chambers
Public Relations Specialist
Phone: 800.724.9282 x3397
Email: [email protected]

SODUS, N.Y., June 9, 2022—Reliant Credit Union is pleased to announce that fourteen area students received scholarships through its 2022 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.

  • Cody Acquista – Newark
  • Matthew Adamson – Macedon
  • Jenna Allen – Sodus
  • Alexandra Brockhuizen – Macedon
  • Katie Cieplinski – Sodus
  • Morgan Comstock – Williamson
  • Lillian Cooke – Canandaigua
  • Calistine Feger – Victor
  • Rachel George – Newark
  • Broden Haltiner – Newark
  • Tierney Kelley – Macedon
  • Zachary Peterson – Webster
  • Erin Pownall – Canandaigua
  • Sophie Wills – Webster

“All of our 2022 Donald K. Rhine Scholarship recipients demonstrate great potential in leading the next generation while following the credit union’s ‘people helping people’ philosophy,” said Pamela Heald, Reliant’s President & CEO. “We are proud to recognize these future leaders not just for their hard work in school, but also for their commitment to supporting their local communities. We wish all them all the very best of luck in their future education and careers.”

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 $228,000 to members to date, including $13,000 in 2022.

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. 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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