CUMMING, Ga. — Emily Dutton, Jonathon Bearden and Ashton Seibel, of Cumming, were three of the eight winners selected in Georgia's Own Credit Union scholarship competition. Georgia's Own awarded a total of $15,000 in college scholarships to be used in the 2014‐2015 academic year.
"At Georgia's Own Credit Union, we recognize the significance of creating real opportunities for our young adult members," said Amy Eagan, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Georgia's Own Credit Union. "In addition to helping them realize their financial goals through our array of products and services designed to fit their needs and lifestyle, our scholarship program is yet another way we are empowering today's youth to own their future."
Winners were selected based on academic performance, community involvement, and money‐management skills. Dutton (University of Georgia) was awarded $3,000, while Bearden (University of North Georgia) and Seibel (University of Georgia) received $1,000 each.