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  • Sep 13, 2023

GFA Awards Student Scholarships to 2023 Graduates

GFA is proud to annually recognize area high school seniors for their scholastic achievements, demonstrated strong qualities of character, good citizenship, and extracurricular engagement.

“The academic achievements, leadership qualities and community involvement presented by the two recipients is truly inspirational. I am positive they will excel in all future endeavors and am proud that GFA had the opportunity to provide support” said Mark Hettinger, President and Chief Executive Officer, GFA Federal Credit Union.

The David Jacques Memorial Scholarship celebrates the memory of long-time GFA supporter and former Board of Director member, David Jacques. This year’s scholarship was presented to Abigail Ramsey, a Gardner High School student who graduated in the top of her class. Abigail is active in sports and extracurricular activities, most notably Field Hockey, Tennis, and NJROTC. The NJROTC unit for which she is second in command just earned Distinguished Unit with Honors because of the leadership of its seniors. Abigail will attend Union College in Schenectady, New York in the fall.

Princesse Jolicoeur, a Saint Bernard’s High School graduate, is this year’s recipient of the GFA Student Visionary Award. This award is presented to a student who demonstrates strong qualities of character and good citizenship, are dedicated to making a difference within their community, and are devoted to setting forth a vision that exemplifies the entrepreneurial approach of bettering the lives of others. Princesse is a hard worker and responsible student, known for being friendly and welcoming to everyone. She is very involved in the Campus Ministry, Art, Yearbook, and Photography clubs at school. Princesse also completed her junior internship with the elementary school’s nurse. She plans to attend Assumption College where she will study nursing along with a minor in psychology with plans of becoming an ER Nurse.

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