Universal 1 Credit Union announces the
2018 Glen R Kershner Memorial Scholarship winners
Universal 1 Credit Union (U1) members, Jenna Fields of Sidney High School and Nathan Hausfeld of Fort Loramie High School were each awarded this year’s Glen R Kershner Memorial Scholarship of $1,000.00. The 2018 graduates have built an impressive list of accomplishments that has provided many opportunities for scholarship offers and grants to attend major universities.
Jenna will be attending The Ohio State University Lima Campus studying Psychology and Business Administration. At Sidney, Jenna is a member of the National Honors Society and Ranks 1st out of 240 students in her senior class. After graduating college, her long-term career goal is to work in international business with a focus on manufacturing and operations in Eastern Asia.
Nathan plans to attend Wright State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. At Fort Loramie, Nathan is an Ambassador and part of the Upper Valley Career Center Apprenticeship where he takes classes in the Manufacturing and Machine Trades program. His career goal is to design parts and work as a lead designer of a new, cutting edge car.
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 Jenna and Nathan on their achievements and wishes them the best on their future endeavors.
Who we are
Universal 1 Credit Union (U1), headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, is a not-for-profit financial institution that exists to create personal, community and financial well-being. With over 50,000 members, 11 locations throughout Southwest Ohio and a record of unwavering service since 1937, U1 works to empower financial life by creating the best possible experience. www.u1cu.orgGo to main navigation