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Three FCCCU $1,000 scholarship recipients selected

Two senior honorees are Community First CU members

Monday, March 21, 2016
The Fox Cities Chapter of Credit Unions has chosen three high school seniors for its $1,000 chapter scholarships, including two Community First members.
The recipients, who received their scholarships at a chapter banquet on March 21, are:
-- Katie Brown, senior at Bay Port HS, who will study business management at the University of Notre Dame this fall.
-- Alan Desai, senior at Neenah HS, who will study marketing and international business at the University of South Carolina next fall.
-- Hannah Drewek, senior at Neenah HS, who will study elementary education next fall at Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, Minn.
Brown and Drewek are Community First members while Desai is a member at Winnebago Community CU. All three were chosen based on written essays and their community involvement.
Seniors enjoy volunteering
“Working with and bettering the community through service has become a part of my daily life,” said Brown, who has volunteered at the local library, NEW Zoo and local schools.
While studying marketing and business management in college, she plans to put that knowledge to good use right away by helping struggling nonprofits. “I try to make a positive impact on my community because where I grew up was instrumental to the values I have attained,” she said.
Drewek has been involved in Boys’ & Girls’ Brigade, a freshman mentoring program at Neenah HS called Launch, helping to renovate a bible camp in Tennessee and assisting with creation and building of a park in the Dominican Republic. She wants to become an elementary school teacher and, eventually, an administrator.
“I hope to touch tiny hearts in the same way mine has been touched,” Hannah said. “I hope to instill in my students the act of service and remind them that they are helping others in their actions.”
Desai refers to himself as a “credit union kid” whose parents opened an account for him not long after he was born. He has been a soup kitchen volunteer, tutor for elementary students, a Best Friends’ mentor and a Neenah park and recreation tennis instructor/supervisor.
“I plan to continue doing good wherever life takes me,” he said.

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