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Greater Nevada Credit Union Awards $60,000 in Scholarships to the Class of 2021

Annual Scholarship Program Celebrates 30 Student Recipients

 

GNCU has awarded 30 Nevada students with scholarships to continue their academic pursuits through the GNCU Scholarship Program. Scholarship recipients were selected from a competitive pool of 118 applicants. 30 winners will each receive a $2,000 scholarship to be applied to tuition and related expenses at their higher education institution of choice.

The winners were selected from communities throughout Nevada and will attend institutions throughout the country including the University of Nevada, Reno, Dartmouth College, Brigham Young University, Ohio State University, Truckee Meadows Community College and more.

“It is gratifying for GNCU to be able to support members in their pursuit of higher education,” said Wally Murray, GNCU’s President & CEO. “Doing so provides them the opportunity to not only grow individually, but to contribute to making entire communities Greater as well.”

This is the 21st year of the annual Scholarship Program. GNCU has helped 380 students pursue their educational goals after high school, awarding more than $550,000 in total scholarships over the years. Below is the list of scholarship recipients for the 2021-22 academic year:

  • Ariana Bilderback from Gardnerville, attending Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Ashley Harvey from Reno, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Brayden Steimle from Reno, attending Brigham Young University
  • Brooke Barham from Reno, attending Hillsdale College
  • Brook Garrett from Reno, attending University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Brook Risner from Carson City, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Cristal Martinez from Reno, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Cristian Garcia Perez from Carson City, attending Dartmouth University
  • Cynthia Vega from Carson City, attending Western Nevada University
  • Donovan Ratfield from Sparks, attending College of Marin
  • Emma Walter from Ely, attending Ohio State University
  • Gary Cortes Solis from Carson City, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Hailey Fournier from Minden, attending Montana State University
  • Jack Colvin from Henderson, attending Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Jesamyn Velasco from Sparks, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Jillian Thompson from Fernley, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Julia Cruz Garcia from Carson City, attending Western Nevada College
  • Justin Henley from Carson City, attending Truckee Meadows Community College
  • Karla Rosales from West Wendover, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Linda Pinching from Reno, attending Truckee Meadows Community College
  • Lorraine Fratto from Silver Springs, attending Western Governors University
  • Luna Gonzalez from West Wendover, attending Truckee Meadows Community College
  • Omar Rodriguez from West Wendover, attending University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Sage Dutson from Washington, Utah, attending Dixie State University
  • Samantha Solis from West Wendover, attending Great Basin College
  • Sydney Bauer from Reno, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Tiffani Hodges from Carson City, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Vanessa Torres from Wendover, Utah, attending Weber State University
  • Vera Vaz from Fallon, attending University of Nevada, Reno
  • Zaley Lister from Ely, attending Great Basin College

Congratulations to all of the 2021-22 academic year scholarship recipients! We wish you all luck on your journey to a Greater future.

You can watch a news clip from KTVN Channel 2 News here.