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Allison Michelle Shingleton of Stantonsburg is one of 29 students who received a $1,000 scholarship from Self-Help Credit Union.
A total of $29,000 was awarded this year to students attending or planning to attend vocational school or college. Established in 2015, the awards recognize proven leaders who have shown a commitment to community service and who strive to make a positive impact on the future.
Self-Help branch offices in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia selected winning entries.
Shingleton received a scholarship from the Self-Help Credit Union branch in Wilson. Shingleton is a junior at the University of Mount Olive majoring in biology with hopes to one day become a veterinarian.
Self-Help Credit Union awards scholarships each year in the spring. Learn more at www.self-help.org and www.self-helpfcu.org.