Compass Federal Credit Union Awards Scholarships Totaling $14,000 to Members

PHOTO: Compass Federal Credit Union CEO, Jennifer Rupert (far left), and Compass Federal Credit Union Scholarship Committee Chair, Angela Galvin (far right), presented five of the nine scholarship recipients with their scholarship checks.  Students pictured from left to right are Andrew Mullen, Ian MacKenzie, Cam Padalino, Beatrice Rastley and Zoey Kerr.

OSWEGO, NY (June 10, 2024) – Compass Federal Credit Union is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Scholarship Awards, presenting $14,000 to nine deserving members.

G. Ray Bodley High School Senior, Zoey Kerr, and Mexico High School Senior, Thi Huynh, were each awarded $4,000 scholarships.

Kerr will be attending either RIT or RPI in the fall and will major in biomedical engineering.  Huynh is undecided as to where she will attend, but plans to major in psychology.

Beatrice Rastley, who will soon attend the College of the Holy Cross majoring in economics and international relations, was awarded this year’s $2,000 scholarship.  Rastley will graduate from Oswego High School.

Four more graduating seniors also earned $500 scholarships including Ian MacKenzie, Ethan Becker, Duncan Baker and Cam Padalino.

MacKenzie, an Oswego High School senior, will attend Binghamton University in the fall, majoring in biology.  Mexico High School senior, Becker, will major in physics education at SUNY Geneseo.  Baker, an Oswego High School senior, plans to attend SUNY Oswego, majoring in risk management and insurance.  C.W. Baker High School graduate, Padalino, will study civil engineering technology at RIT.

Justin Ryan and Andrew Mullen were selected as Continuing Education Scholarship recipients, each receiving $1,000.

Ryan attends Cayuga Community College, studying human services, while Mullen attends SUNY Oswego, majoring in studio art.

Compass Federal Credit Union, established in 1966, services more than 7,800 members in the Oswego County community.  Compass takes great pride in serving its members with responsive and exceptional personal service, security of member’s funds, competitive rates and programs and continued growth.

To learn more about Compass Credit Union’s services, or to see a listing of locations, visit online at  Compass Credit Union’s main office, located at 131 George St. in Oswego, can also be reached by phone at (315) 342-5300.  The credit union’s Fulton location can be reached by phone at (315) 593-8443.

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$4,000 scholarship winner, Thi Huynh, pictured below.   

About Compass Federal Credit Union: Established in 1966, Compass Federal Credit Union has expanded from its original 74 members, to servicing nearly 7,800 members in the Oswego County community.  Compass Federal Credit Union aims to serve its members with responsive and exceptional personal service, security of member’s funds, competitive programs and continued growth.