OTTUMWA ? Baylee Stalder of Washington High School was awarded a $2,000 Community 1st Credit Union continuing education scholarship this spring. The credit union will present $42,000 to 19 area high school seniors in May.
The scholarship winners are all C1st active members and were ranked at the top of 101 total applications submitted in categories including a representative for each of 16 C1st branches. Two $4,000 scholarships and 17 for $2,000 each were awarded.
The C1st Scholarships will be given out at area high school scholarship award events in May.
The credit union has a long tradition of supporting local communities and education through its scholarship program.
C1st partnered with Scholarship America this year to enhance the program?s administration and application process. Scholarship America is a non profit organization that partners with businesses to provide education assistance and recognition programs.