Mansfield, TX, May 30, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Five high schools students have received scholarships totaling $9,500 from Texas Trust Credit Union, part of an overall gift of more than $15,000 in scholarship funds for 2013 high school graduates. In addition to the five direct scholarships, Texas Trust donated the remaining funds to educational foundations to be added to a larger pool of donations.
The Texas Trust MISD Fine Arts and Engineering Scholarships were awarded to two high school seniors from Mansfield Summit High School, who will each receive $1,000 a year for the next four years. Robert Santori, who has maintained a 3.85 GPA throughout high school, will attend the University of North Texas to major in engineering. Alex Holloway will major in music education at UNT.
Texas Trust awarded $1,000 to Dubiski Career High School senior Laura Watterson as part of the Career Technology Education scholarship. Students who successfully took a minimum of three career and technology courses as part of their formal high school curriculum were eligible. Watterson is ranked third in her class. She plans to attend Dallas Baptist University to major in international business marketing.
Hugo Salazar and Jazmine Gamboa, seniors at Sam Houston High School, received Seamless Pathway Scholarships. Salazar received $300 and Gamboa $200, based on their essay submissions, which addressed financial planning and budgeting for college. The Seamless Pathwy scholarships are given in partnership with the Tarrant County College Southeast Campus, Arlington Chamber of Commerce, and Arlington ISD.
About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust is one of the largest credit unions in North Texas and the 21st largest in Texas. It has been operating for more than 75 years. As a full-service financial institution, Texas Trust offers checking, savings, mortgages, credit cards, CDs, Money Market accounts, IRAs, and investment and insurance services. Its business services include SBA and conventional loans, electronic payment cards, checking and money market accounts, merchant card processing, online banking, insurance, and the Employee Solutions Network. With assets of more than $760 million, Texas Trust operates in Dallas, Tarrant, and Henderson counties, as well as parts of Ellis and Johnson counties. It has eight branches located in Mansfield, Grand Prairie, Arlington, Cedar Hill, and Athens. Texas Trust is a federally insured financial institution. Deposits up to $250,000 are insured by the full faith of the federal government through the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). For more information, visit www.TexasTrustCU.org.