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YPs Receive Scholarships to Attend Hike the Hill
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:00 AM

Hike the HillCornerstone Credit Union League offered scholarships for a number of Young Professionals (YPs) to attend this year's Hike the Hill in Washington, DC, June 26-28.

Haven't signed up to attend yet? There's still time! Register here.

The winners of Cornerstone's Hike the Hill scholarship grants are:

  • Meghan Jamison, Tarrant County’s CU
  • Georgette Salazar, Cy-Fair FCU
  • Andrew Squier, Generations FCU
  • Drew Wright, Timberline FCU
  • Alejandro Yu, Teachers FCU

Scholarship grants were provided by Catalyst Corporate FCU, Co-Op Financial Services, CUNA Mutual Group and the Cornerstone Credit Union League.

Spending a few days in the nation’s capital is an outstanding opportunity for all credit union advocates, but especially young professionals who are exposed to the advocacy process for the first time. All attendees will have an opportunity to visit with congressional representatives and key credit union regulatory agencies.

The legislative issues of focus for this Hike the Hill include regulatory relief, protecting against data breaches, and preserving the credit union tax exemption. Credit union advocates will also be meeting with representatives from key regulatory agencies, specifically the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, National Credit Union Administration, and the Treasury Department. 

The Hike the Hill event will begin with a welcome reception at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 26. Tuesday morning, June 27, will begin with a legislative and regulatory briefing, followed by Capitol Hill visits. On Wednesday, June 28, we will wrap up the event with regulatory visits.

If you have any questions, please contact Gretchen Ziegler at 800-442-5762, ext. 6484, or gziegler@cornerstoneleague.coop.