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Texas Trust Awards GPISD Senior with $1,000 Scholarship
Thursday, May 4, 2017 6:50 AM

Jemiah Williams
Scholarship winner Jemiah Williams poses with her mom (left) and Roy Cisneros (right), a Texas Trust CU branch manager.

Texas Trust has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Grand Prairie ISD student, Jemiah Williams, a senior at Dubiski Career High School. She has been accepted at Howard University in Washington, DC, where she plans to study business with an emphasis on foreign policy and social issues. Her long-term professional goal is to become a lawyer and politician.

“We value education as the solid foundation on which bright futures are built,” said Shelley Carlson, vice president of marketing for Texas Trust. “This scholarship is a small way we can help Jemiah achieve a brighter future. We wish her great success at Howard and in her professional endeavors following college.”

Williams was selected for the scholarship by the school district. She received her scholarship at the GPISD scholarship recipient luncheon.

About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust Credit Union was created in 1936 when a group of Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation employees pooled their savings so they could help each other achieve financial goals. Texas Trust Credit Union supports local students through its “Spirit Debit Rewards” program. Texas Trust has donated over $1.4 million since August 2011. Texas Trust serves members in Dallas, Tarrant, Henderson, Ellis, and Johnson counties through 17 locations in Mansfield, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Cedar Hill, Midlothian, DeSoto, Hurst, and Athens. With assets of $1 billion and more than 84,500 members, Texas Trust is one of the largest credit unions in North Texas and the 17th largest in Texas. For more information, please visit or follow us on or Twitter at @texastrustcu