State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Folk Figure members via the SECU Foundation, presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Dustin Bradley Bryant, a senior at Nantahala High School. Dustin is the son of Paul and Shannon Bryant. This scholarship was awarded for study at Appalachian State University, part of North Carolina’s 16-campus University of North Carolina System.
Funded solely by Credit Union members and given based on SECU’s philosophy of “People Helping People,” the scholarship recognizes the recipient’s community involvement, leadership skills, character and integrity, as well as scholastic achievement. The scholarship is provided for tuition and university approved educational expenses over eight consecutive semesters.