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Bronco Federal Credit Union awards scholarships

The scholarship winners from Bronco Federal Credit Union pause for a photo. From left are Zie Medrano, Ashton Headrick, Marissa Haydu, Celia Jackson, Peyton Bunn, Mina Johnson and Alexis Manson. Not pictured is Ariel Salerno.

The scholarship winners from Bronco Federal Credit Union pause for a photo. From left are Zie Medrano, Ashton Headrick, Marissa Haydu, Celia Jackson, Peyton Bunn, Mina Johnson and Alexis Manson. Not pictured is Ariel Salerno.

Bronco Federal Credit Union recently awarded $20,000 in scholarships to eight high school seniors from the community to help them begin their continued education journey.

This year’s program awarded two $5,000 scholarships, one $2,500 scholarship, one $2,000 scholarship, three $1,500 scholarships, and one $1,000 scholarship to the graduating seniors.

Ariel Salerno of Lakeland High School and Celia Jackson of Southampton High School are the recipients of the $5,000 John Alan Glasgow Memorial Scholarships. This scholarship is named in memory of John Alan Glasgow, Class of 1999, to recognize the scholastic and life achievements of a graduating student.

Mina Johnson of Southampton Academy was awarded a $2,500 Bronco Scholarship. In addition, Peyton Bunn of Southampton High School received a $2,000 Bronco Scholarship.

Three $1,500 Bronco Scholarships were awarded to Marissa Haydu of Southampton High School, Alexis Mason of Smithfield High School, and Zie Medrano of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. Ashton Headrick of Lakeland High School was awarded a $1,000 Bronco Scholarship.

“The 2016 scholarship winners have demonstrated excellent community and extracurricular activity involvement as well as strong academics throughout their high school careers,” stated a press release from Bronco Federal Credit Union.