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4 Georgia Students Land Scholarships from Delta Community CU

Delta Community Credit Union, Georgia’s largest credit union with more than $7.8 billion in assets, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 16th annual Scholarship Program. Five students will receive a total of $25,000 based on academic achievement, community involvement and an essay submission.

Four of those students are from Georgia.

Each of these students will receive a $5,000 scholarship:

  • Nia Cainion, a senior at North Atlanta High School in Atlanta plans to attend Spelman College to study Political Science with a career goal of becoming a civil rights lawyer and a judge.
  • Shea Dixon, a home-schooled senior from Navarre, Florida, plans to attend Yale University to study Political Science with a career goal of becoming a public servant, international diplomat, or politician.
  • Emilia Gustafon, a senior at Grady High School in Atlanta, plans to attend Loyola Marymount University to study International Relations with a career goal of becoming a diplomat.
  • Yash Kadadi, a senior at The Westminster School in Atlanta, plans to attend the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to study Computer Science with a career goal of becoming an engineer.
  • Myla Williams, a senior at Carver Early College in Atlanta, plans to attend Georgia State University to study Political Science with a career goal of becoming a lawyer.

“We are committed to investing in the communities we are privileged to serve, and our annual scholarship program represents one of the most gratifying ways we do so,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. “It is our sincere wish to help these bright, hardworking students achieve their academic and career goals so they can also become prominent civic leaders in the future.”

The Delta Community Scholarship Program is open to eligible students seeking a first undergraduate degree. Awards may be used to fund tuition, books, housing and other expenses.

In addition to its annual Scholarship Program, Delta Community also offers quarterly scholarships for students attending Historically Black Colleges or Universities; an annual grant-making Philanthropic Fund; and a wide array of free financial literacy workshops through its Financial Education Center.

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