People’s Credit Union is pleased to announce that Catrina Morin of Kingston, RI, has been awarded one of three Rhode Island scholarships as part of the Cooperative Credit Union Association’s Better Values – Better Banking College Scholarship Program. Morin is a graduate of South Kingstown High School and received a $1,500 scholarship to assist her education in the fall at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Accompanying Morin’s application was her essay on urban planning that she will continue studying as part of her developing career path.
“The Credit Unions of Rhode Island Scholarship Committee reviewed many outstanding applications and Catrina’s essay, combined with her academic achievements and community volunteer activities really stood out,” stated Courtney Hunter, Head of Community Development for People’s Credit Union. “The Credit Union Scholarship Program is an important component of the Batter Values – Better Banking program for Credit Unions of Rhode Island and we are glad to be a supporter of it,” Hunter further stated.
“I am very thankful and thrilled with the scholarship award,” offered Catrina Morin. “I know it will be extremely helpful as I pursue my urban planning studies that I am so passionate about,” she added.
Courtney Hunter, Catrina Morin, and Symphony Pena, Head of Wakefield Marketing Development