A Trion High School senior recently won a $2,000 scholarship from Peach State Federal Credit Union. The credit union announced the winners of over $169,000 in scholarships and educational grants.
Carter Sparks won the scholarship. He is also the STAR student for Trion this year. The credit union hosted a small celebration for Carter at the Trion branch.
Since 2002, Peach State has awarded almost $1.5 million through its scholarship program to students and career professionals seeking to further their education. Credit union staff and representatives from the Board of Directors gathered with the recipients to celebrate their achievements with a reception at Gwinnett Technical College.
Twenty-six $2,000 Career Advancement Scholarships, were awarded to members to assist in their continuing education in honor of the credit union’s founders.