Self-Help Credit Union Announces 2019 Scholarship Winners $29,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO STUDENTS DEMONSTRATING COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY SERVICE Jul 29, 2019 [Durham, NC | July 29, 2019] -- Twenty-nine students from across the southeast each received a $1,000 scholarship from Self-Help Credit Union (Self-Help), a financial organization that works nationwide to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. Self-Help branches in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia awarded scholarships to students who demonstrated a proven commitment to community service through leadership or volunteer activities. A total of $29,000 was awarded this year to students attending or planning to attend a vocational school or college. Established in 2015, the awards recognize proven leaders who have shown a commitment to community service and who strive to make a positive impact on the future. Self-Help Credit Union works nationwide to provide fair and affordable financial products that help low-to-moderate income families and communities of color build wealth, repair credit and achieve their financial goals. Scholarships are awarded each year in the spring. A full list of winners are attached. Learn more at www.self-help.org and www.self-helpfcu.org. # # # Self-Help Credit Union is part of the Center for Community Self-Help (Self-Help), a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided over $7 billion in financing to 150,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves 150,000 people in California, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin. More information about Self-Help Credit Union can be found at self-help.org. FULL LIST OF WINNERS ATTACHED | PHOTOS ON REQUEST SELF-HELP CREDIT UNION 2019 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS NORTH CAROLINA BRANCHES ASHEVILLE Jordan Robinson ASHEVILLE (SOUTH) Candida Carolina Alas Ortega BREVARD James Walker Burgess CHARLOTTE Shanda Taylor DURHAM (WEST MAIN) Michael Arthur McMullen, Jr DURHAM (SOUTH MANGUM) Louis Ray Harrison III GREENSBORO Thomas Crocker HENDERSONVILLE Moriah Fender KINSTON Thomas Marquise Loftin-Myers LAURINBURG Sharonda Renee Smith LEXINGTON James Hunter White MAIDEN Addyson Paige Ikard MORGANTON Cameron Johnson OLD FORT Arianna Guy ROCKY MOUNT TaRod KiShaun Brown ROSMAN Calee Lance WILMINGTON Isley Pulliam WILSON Allison Michelle Shingleton WINDSOR Briana Butler SOUTH CAROLINA BRANCHES COLUMBIA Angel Gohel COLUMBIA Christina Boykin GREENVILLE Ta-Taya Campbell VIRGINIA BRANCH GALAX Laken Crokett FLORIDA BRANCHES APOPKA Christina Rodriguez-Rosario JACKSONVILLE (LENOX) Alysia Williams JACKSONVILLE (NORTHSIDE) Anthony Mutino JACKSONVILLE (KENDALL) Morgan Strickland JACKSONVILLE (JEA TOWER) Kevin Fernandez PIERSON Renato Hernandez ### FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For More Information, Contact: Jenny Shields, Director of Media Relations, Self-Help Credit Union Direct Line: 919.794.6798 Cell: 919.695.2037 Email: Jenny.Shields@self-help.org 2020 News Releases 10/12/20 - Donnetta Collier is the new Financial Capabilities Coach for Self-Help Credit Union in Charlotte 09/18/20 - Self-Help Credit Union Awards 27k in Scholarships 07/17/20 - Seaway, a division of Self-Help Federal Credit Union and Guaranteed Rate, Inc.,. 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Since 1980, Self-Help has provided over $8.5 billion in financing to 150,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 150,000 people in California, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The nonprofit Center for Community Self-Help is the umbrella organization for the Self-Help family of nonprofit organizations, which includes Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending.