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2021 Glen R Kershner Memorial Scholarship Winners

Universal 1 Credit Union announces the
2021 Glen R Kershner Memorial Scholarship winners

Universal 1 Credit Union (U1) members, Ashley Malenfant of Centerville High School and Alexis Shriner of Sheridan High Schoolausfeld were each awarded this year’s Glen R Kershner Memorial Scholarship of $1,000.00. The 2021 graduates have built an impressive list of accomplishments that has provided many opportunities for scholarship offers and grants to attend major universities.

Ashley will be attending Ohio State University majoring in Environmental Science. At Centerville High School, Ashley is a member of the National Honors Society, a National Merit Commended Scholar and has been a part of the Cross Country and Track team, as well as several other community service programs. After graduating college, Ashley hopes to work toward a graduate degree or certification in Environmental Sciences and to work for a nonprofit Environmental group.  

Alexis will be attending The Ohio State University at Newark majoring in Dental Hygiene. At Sheridan High School, Alexis is a member of National Honors Society, Silver Renaissance Honors and has participated in various sports and community service programs. After graduating, Alexis plans to continue her education to obtain a dental assistant certification along with a Registered Dental Hygienist license and apply for employment in a dental office.

U1 established a scholarship program in 2004 to benefit high school student credit union members seeking a post-secondary education at an accredited college. The program was named the Glen R Kershner Memorial Scholarship after his death in 2011. Mr. Kershner was a close friend, mentor and colleague at U1. His life’s impact began through a scholarship which led to a passionate 44-year career and strong legacy marked by youth financial literacy, school outreach and scholarship programs. U1 honors Glen each year by awarding this member scholarship to dedicated students pursuing a college degree.

U1 congratulates Ashley and Alexis on their achievements and wishes them the best on their future endeavors.              

Ashley Malenfant      Alexis Shriner

Ashley                                        Alexis

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