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Reliant Credit Union Awards $24,000 in Scholarships

2024 Donald K. Rhine Scholarship Recipients
Posted in Reliant News

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

SODUS, N.Y., June 6, 2024—Reliant Credit Union is pleased to announce that 14 students will receive scholarships through its 2024 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.

  • Marissa Comstock – Williamson
  • Calistine Feger – Victor
  • Cora Haffner – Wolcott
  • Grace Harland – Sodus
  • Marianna Hodgins – Palmyra
  • Michaela Kelly – Geneva
  • Madelyn Peterson – Webster
  • Cameron Ryan – Victor
  • Charlotte Sanson – Macedon
  • Jackson Slavny – Victor
  • Alexander Steele – Webster
  • Judith Ugalde – Ontario
  • Simeon Van Duyne – Sodus
  • Kailey Vernon – Marion

“We are immensely proud of the recipients of the 2024 Donald K. Rhine Scholarship,” said Pamela Heald, Reliant’s President & CEO. “Their dedication to making a positive impact in their communities is truly inspiring. We are excited to support their journeys and look forward to celebrating their future successes.”

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 $263,000 to members to date, including $24,000 in 2024.

Reliant Credit Union, which began locally in 1970, is a $650 million credit union serving more than 45,000 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, Farmington, 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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