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Two area students receive Key Scholarship Award from Carolina Trust FCU

Tuesday, June 03, 2014   (0 Comments)
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For the eighth year, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union in partnership with Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (HTC) and 104.9 BOB FM selected two graduating high school seniors to receive the 2014 Key Scholarship Award.

Receiving $1,000 each, the 2014 Key Scholarship award winners are: Abby Gooding from Conway High School and Cailin Woodruff from Carolina Forest High School. Both Gooding and Woodruff plan to attend Francis Marion University and major in Nursing.

“These exceptional students have juggled academics, part-time jobs and extracurricular or volunteer activities successfully,” explained HTC Senior Marketing Coordinator Nicole Hyman.

Abby Gooding and Cailin Woodruff each recieved a $1,000 scholarship from Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union. Both high school graduates plan to attend Francis Marion University.

Each winner can apply the scholarship funds to the cost of first-year tuition, with the chance to renew the scholarship for an additional three years in the amount of $500 per year. In order to qualify for renewal, recipients must maintain a 3.00 GPA and full-time enrollment at either CCU or FMU.

High school seniors from Horry, Georgetown, Marion, Williamsburg, and the southern part of Florence County with plans to attend either Coastal Carolina University or Francis Marion University were encouraged to apply.

Application packets were distributed to high school guidance counselors and the scholarship opportunities were advertised on BOB FM and on all partners’ websites. The 2014 award recipients were scored as most qualified for the Key Scholarship based on completed application, academics, school and/or community involvement, household income, and school choice.