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WEOKIE Foundation Awards $50,000 in College Scholarships
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 7:00 AM

On March 31, the WEOKIE Foundation awarded 25 graduating high school seniors a combined $50,000 in college scholarships. Each of the 25 recipients received a $2,000 scholarship for their continued college education. The winners were selected from more than 400 applications received.

See list of scholarship winners.

The scholarship winners were selected through an essay writing contest. Each student had to submit an essay answering the following: The year is 2066, and you are reflecting back on your life thus far. What are your life's greatest accomplishments? Please explain.

Applications were open to all graduating seniors in Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Oklahoma, and Pottawatomie counties.

The WEOKIE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. The Foundation provides a formal avenue of charitable giving for WEOKIE Credit Union and offers financial education and scholarship opportunities to Oklahoma City and surrounding communities. The Foundation is governed by an appointed volunteer board of directors.

The goal of the Foundation is to promote WEOKIE’s commitment to social responsibility and to educate credit union members and the community so they are able to make better financial choices. For more information, please visit weokie.org/v3/foundation.html.