Defense CU Council awards 3 Myers scholarships

March 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (3/4/16)--The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) announced three winners of George E. Myers Scholarships at this year’s Defense Issues, held Feb. 21 in Washington.

The scholarship was established in 1996 in honor of Col. George E. Myers, USA (Ret.), who was an executive director of the council and selected to the first DCUC Hall of Honor. The funds support professional development for volunteers, management or staff of DCUC member credit unions.

Recipients of the $3,500 scholarships this year are:

  • Mary Lou Carn, marketing director, Keys FCU, Key West, Fla. She plans to attend DCUC’s 53rd Annual Conference;
  • Alida Helgerman, marketing/public relations manager, Border FCU, Del Rio, Texas. She plans to attend the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing Management School; and
  • Heather Price, community relations officer, NAS JRB CU, New Orleans. Price plans to attend Year 2 of the CUNA Marketing Management School.