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Westerly Community Credit Union 2020 Scholarship Recipients

Westerly Community Credit Union Scholarship Committee recently awarded (4) $1000 scholarships to local students of Chariho, Westerly and Narragansett High Schools.

Sydney Federico of Westerly, was awarded the Westerly Community Credit Union- Joseph N. Cugini Memorial Scholarship. The Joseph N. Cugini Memorial 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. Sydney will be attending the University of Rhode Island to pursue a degree in Pharmacy and Biology.

Georgina Lau 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. Lau will be attending Providence College to study History.

Emma Sullivan of Bradford and Alison McCadden of Saunderstown, were each awarded a Westerly Community Credit Union College Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a high school graduate attending a four-year college or university. Emma will be attending Rhode Island College and has yet to declare her major. Alison will be attending Northwestern University and majoring in Journalism.

The Westerly Community Credit Union Board of Directors and staff, are proud to support these outstanding students with their post high school education.

About Westerly Community Credit Union:

Established in 1948, Westerly Community Credit Union is a local, full–service financial institution, focused not on profits, but on helping its members achieve financial success. It currently serves over 19,500 members with lending and deposit products through their convenient locations in Wakefield, Richmond, Westerly, as well as online via www.westerlyccu.com. Recent WCCU awards: #1 Best Bank in the Westerly Sun’s 2016, 2017, 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards, Best Employer (2018) and “Spreadin’ the Love” (2019) community service awards by the Southern RI Chamber of Commerce, as well as PBN Providence Business News Best Places to Work 2018-2019.

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