Universal 1 Credit Union announces the
2022 Glen R Kershner Memorial Scholarship winners
Universal 1 Credit Union (U1) members, John Sorrells II of Butler High School, Ella Peck of Butler High School and Andrew Boettcher of Centerville High School were each awarded this year’s Glen R Kershner Memorial Scholarship of $1,000.00. The 2022 graduates have built an impressive list of accomplishments that has provided many opportunities for scholarship offers and grants to attend major universities.
John will be attending Ohio State University majoring in Engineering. At Butler, John is a member of the National Honors Society, Junior Council of World Affairs and the Varsity Basketball and Track teams. After graduating college, John plans to obtain a degree in Engineering and to own his own business one day.
Ella will be attending Sinclair Community College and majoring in Chemistry. At Butler, Ella is an Honor Roll student, member of the National Honors Society, the Women’s Soccer and Lacrosse teams, as well as various other programs and sports. After graduating, Ella plans to secure a job as a nutritional psychologist and continue her passion to help others live a healthy lifestyle.
Andrew will be attending Northern Kentucky University majoring in Business. At Centerville, Andrew is a member of the National Honors Society, Noon Optimist Club, the Men’s Soccer team and various other programs. After graduating, Andrew plans to pursue a medical degree and become an orthopedic doctor, specializing in the treatment of young athletes.
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 John, Ella and Andrew on their achievements and wishes them the best on their future endeavors.
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