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2012 Bewlay and Cugini Scholarship Winners!

Westerly Community Credit Union recently awarded (2) $2500 scholarships to local students of Westerly and Stonington High schools.

Elias Gharios of Pawcatuck was awarded the Westerly Community Credit Union- Joseph N. Cugini Scholarship. The Joseph N. Cugini Scholarship is named on behalf of the Credit Union’s former president, CEO and Chairman of the board, Joseph Cugini. Cugini retired in 2000 after 41 years of service to the Credit Union. Elias is a graduate of Stonington High School and will be attending Sacred Heart University in the fall. The scholarship was awarded at the High School’s Awards Ceremony by Joe Limanni, of the WCCU Board of Directors.

Patrick Nix of Westerly was awarded the Westerly Community Credit Union- Robert M. Bewlay Memorial Scholarship. The Robert M. Bewlay Memorial Scholarship is named in honor of the Credit Union’s former Vice President, Robert M. Bewlay for his 35 years of dedication and service to the Westerly Community Credit Union. Nix is a graduate of Westerly High School and will be attending Fairfield University in the fall. He was awarded the scholarship at the Westerly High School Baccalaureate Ceremony by WCCU Board of Directors, Gerry Gleason and Steven Scales.

The Westerly Community Credit Union, Board of Directors and staff wish them both congratulations and best of luck!

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