BISMARCK, N.D. (5/19/10)--Mid-America Credit Union Association awarded 10 scholarships of $500 each to North Dakota and South Dakota high school students. Five students from these North Dakota high schools received scholarships:
* Richardton-Taylor (N.D.) High School; * Devils Lake (N.D.) High School; * Edgeley (N.D.) High School; * Bishop Ryan High School, Minot; and * Century High School, Bismarck.
Five students from these South Dakota high schools received scholarships:
* Timber Lake (S.D.) High School; * Britton-Hecia School, Britton; * Tea (S.D.) Area High School; * Watertown (S.D.) Senior High School; and * Andes Central High School, Lake Andes.
The scholarships are awarded to students who are credit union members. Recipients are selected by a panel of five judges. Applicants must write an essay answering one of two questions, “How, through your involvement in community/school activities, events or volunteer efforts, have you shown the cooperative spirit?” or, “What can your credit union do to continue providing you with financial solutions for a lifetime?”