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Meritus Credit Union awards scholarships to local grads

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Posted at 8:19 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 21:19:02-04

Meritus Credit Union has awarded six students from its five-parish service area $2,000 each to pursue their higher education.

Each student is a 2020 graduate and was selected after displaying academic achievement, extra-curricular participation, and community service.

"It is such an honor for our credit union to be able to invest in the future of our community through this scholarship program", said Connie S. Roy, Meritus CU President/ CEO. "Every year we are always blown away by the amount of dedication and enthusiasim each of the applicants display."

This year's recipients are Alec Latiolais of St. Martinville Senior High School, Braeden Hebert of Iota High School, Emilee Lopez of Delcambre High School, Katelyn Blanchard of North Vermilion High School, Michael Furka of St. Thomas More High School, and Emma LeBouef of Lafayette High School.

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