News & Updates
2016-2017 Scholarship Winners
After reading through many great applications and conducting several interviews, we’ve finally found the winners of the 2016 - 2017 HTFFFCU Scholarships. They are Credit Union members: Kayla Babineaux, Joshua Barrientes, Faith Fisher, Ethan McGee, Ross Ohendalski, Michael Walther.
They each were awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic school year.
In order to be eligible, each winner had to be a primary member of the credit union for at least 6 months and in good standing. They have to be a graduating high school senior, a current college student or planning to attend in the upcoming school year. The recipients were each chosen based on their, character, leadership, community involvement, an essay and a personal interview in front of a panel of judges.
We are very proud of these special individuals and all of the members who applied!
High School Winners:
Kayla Babineaux - Kayla's achievements include being accepted into the National Honor Society at Westside High School as well as being the MVP of her volleyball team. Her goal is to become a nurse practitioner.
Ethan McGee - Ethan is attending Texas Tech University and is planning a career in business, specifically, accounting. He was accepted into the National Honor Society at New Caney High School.
Ross Ohendalski - Ross is an Eagle Scout and was Student Council President at Covenant Christian School. He plans to obtain higher education in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University.
Michael Walther - Michael is currently attending Texas A&M University and is majoring in Accounting. He honored with the Key Club Presidential Service Award as well achieving a Hugh O Brian Leadership Award, amongst many others.
Joshua Barrientes - Joshua's career plans are concentrated in the sports industry. He is currently attending Pepperdine University and is majoring in business administration.
Faith Fisher - Faith is currently majoring in nursing at Lone Star College - Tomball with plans to become a pediatric nurse practitioner. She received a Perfect Attendance Award and a Good Citizen Award.