HCU Awards Two $2,500 Scholarships

Heartland Credit Union has awarded $2,500 Heartland Education Scholarships to Chiann Aumiller and Zachary Simpson.

“We’re thrilled to award the Heartland Education Scholarships to Ms. Aumiller and Mr. Simpson,” exclaimed Garth Strand, President of Heartland Credit Union. “It’s an honor to contribute to young, curious and thoughtful minds as they continue their education and pursue their dreams. I wish them the best.”

Aumiller is a 2016 Hutchinson High School graduate. She plans on studying business at Hutchinson Community College in the fall of 2016.

Simpson, a 2013 Hutchinson High School graduate, studies interior architecture & product design at Kansas State University.

Aumiller scholarship

Simpson scholarship

The popular scholarship application didn’t require an essay or project.  Applicants had to be between the ages of 17-22, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, full-time student, a HCU primary account holder and correctly answer a question on the application.

Founded in 1948 as Hutchinson Teachers Credit Union, HCU continues to support local education through grants for teachers, Heartland Education Scholarships, Mad City Money (a financial literacy course for high school students) and more.