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Northeast Credit Union Awards $22,000 in Scholarships to Local High School Seniors

June 19, 2015

Portsmouth, NH- Northeast Credit Union (NECU) is pleased to announce the credit union recently awarded $22,000 in scholarships to local high school students. "High School graduation is a meaningful time of the year for families," said Timothy Collia, NECU President & CEO. "We are pleased to be part of this milestone by providing scholarship money to more than 20 local high school students who are also Northeast Credit Union Members. We understand the challenges families face paying for college and we are honored to present scholarships to this group of deserving students."

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Shoshana Sernik of Merrimack High School receives $2,000 from Northeast Credit Union's Bart M. DallaMura Memorial Scholarship.

Students who applied to NECU's Scholarship Program must have plans to attend a two or four year accredited college or technical school, must be in the top 50% of his/her high school class, and must be an NECU member in good standing for at least one year prior to the date of the application. Other factors under review were the students' volunteerism, leadership roles, and extracurricular activities.

2015 Memorial Scholarships

Brooke Nadeau, Gorham High School received the $2,000 Roger. G. Marois Memorial Scholarship
Shoshana Sernik, Merrimack High School received the $2,000 Bart M. DallaMura Memorial Scholarship

2015 Northeast Credit Union Scholarships

Eight $1,500 Scholarship Recipients:
Rachel Dowpasouk Choi, Dover High School
Connor Foley, Portsmouth Christian Academy
Zacharia Sami Hamdi, Phillips Exeter Academy
Christopher Lamphere, Berlin High School
Liam McCafferty, Portsmouth High School
Felicia Page, Noble High School
Matthew Shore, Portsmouth High School
Mariah Tebo, Spaulding High School

Twelve $500 Scholarship Recipients

Madeline Boduch, St. Thomas Aquinas
Nicole Carter, Dover High School
Kimberly Collins, Winnacunnet High School
Colleen Durkin, Portsmouth High School
Loden Formichelli, Portsmouth High School
Thomas Gallager, Berlin High School
Audrey Getman, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy
Richard Gress, Homeschooled
Megan Mayers, Gorham High School
Taylor Pelletier, York High School
Shelby Stubbs, Exeter High School
John Wyeth, St. Thomas Aquinas