For the seventeenth consecutive year, Ascend Federal Credit Union is showing its commitment to education with $1,000 scholarships for 12 of its members.

Winners of the 2019 Ascend Federal Credit Union Scholarship, their hometown and their college, university, technical, or trade school include the following:

Brianna Cardenal – Hillsboro – East Tennessee State University

Delila Wuori – Hendersonville – University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jalela Bahar – Murfreesboro – The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Jordyn Steffey – Smyrna – Tennessee Technological University

Kaitlyn MacDonald – Nashville – Vanderbilt University

Kimberly Bradley – Springfield – Tennessee State University

Luke Cameron – McMinnville – Western Governors University

Marynia Harris – McMinnville – Lipscomb University

McCalla Medvecky – Fairview – Lipscomb University

Elexa Payne – Manchester – Tennessee Technological University

Jessica Thomas – Wartrace – Motlow State Community College

Details for Ascend’s 2020 scholarship will be posted at Ascend.org later this year. Ascend employees, officials and any of their family members are excluded from eligibility. Scholarship winners may reapply for the next academic year if they meet program requirements. 

With more than $2 billion in assets, Ascend is the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee and one of the largest federally chartered credit unions in the United States. The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) selected Ascend as the 2015 Federal Credit Union of the Year. Ascend is federally insured by NCUA.