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CAP COM Awards $67,500 in Scholarships at Awards Breakfast

Friday, 24 June 2016 00:06

CAP COM Federal Credit Union will award $67,500 to 27 young adult members at the annual Scholarship Awards Breakfast on Thursday, June 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy.

Each year CAP COM’s charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation, awards scholarships to students who are looking to further their education. This year CAP COM will award the Weidner “Ed” Davis, Harold Horning and Tony Celeste Scholarships. These three unique scholarship programs enable a variety of individuals with differing strengths to shine and be rewarded for creativity of thought, innovation and hard work. The CAP COM Cares Foundation received nearly 400 scholarship applications this year and 27 winners were selected through a very competitive judging process.

2016 winners are:

Weidner “Ed” Davis Scholarship Recipients: Jessica Berdar, Sarah Butts, Genevieve Dominiak, Joshua Drabek, Sadie Dunn, Kaylyn Garland, Meghan Gassett, Danielle Gormley, Jacob Gorneau, Maria Holland, Caitlyn Long, Paige McNamara, Luke Mysliwy, Ishan Parashar, Garrett Renslow, Quintin Rogan, Lydia Schifley, Gabby Serafin, Dominick Timpanaro and Catherin Wesoloski.

Harold Horning Scholarship Recipients: Jenna Fiacco, Brittany Reed and Katelyn Roddy.

Tony Celeste Scholarship Recipients: Demos Efstathiou, Timothy Granger, Jonathan Hemingway and Tyler Hynes.

CAP COM Federal Credit Union President/CEO Paula A. Stopera said, “Education is at the forefront of our dedication to the community. Each year we aim to increase our scholarship programs so that more young adults have the opportunity to attend college and achieve their dreams. We are honored to award these recipients for their work ethic and determination and wish them much success as they embark on their academic journeys.”

2016 CAP COM FCU Scholarship Recipients
Photographed above are our 2016 scholarship recipients.

CAP COM Federal Credit Union is a member-owned financial institution based in the New York’s Capital Region with more than $1 billion in asset and 10 branch locations. The credit union is member-driven and focused on superior service, convenient products and competitive rates that help members save money and make life just a little easier. CAP COM offers all the products and services you’d find at a typical financial institution. Visit to find out more. Federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. Equal Housing Lender.