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Apple Federal Credit Union and Northern Virginia Community College to Announce Collaboration

May 7, 2012 9:00 AM


Apple Federal Credit Union CEO Larry Kelly and Northern Virginia Community College President Robert G. Templin Jr. will announce a new collaboration that provides scholarship opportunities to students of the Pathway to the Baccalaureate program at NOVA. The announcement will be part of a special breakfast honoring Apple FCU scholarship recipients scheduled for 9 a.m. on May 22 at the Waterford at Fair Oaks.

“The $48,000 in scholarships provided by the Apple FCU Education Foundation will make a profound, life-changing difference for our student recipients,” said Templin.

“We’ve aligned our common goals,” Apple FCU Education Foundation Executive Director Mike Engley said of the NOVA agreement. “We’re reaching out to serve all of our members in pursuit of a higher education. We believe scholarships have the ability to change the lives of students.”

Twelve Pathway students will be among the recipients honored at the breakfast.  They include:

  • Magferat Akter                 Marshall High School
  • Kalkidan Alemayehu        Edison High School
  • Priya Aurora                      South County Secondary School
  • Danielle DiGuardia           Hylton High School
  • Ali Hashi                           South Lakes High School
  • Phuong Huynh                  Chantilly High School
  • Yuki Karki                        South Lakes High School
  • Shezia Khan                      Briar Woods High School
  • Kshitij Neupane                Herndon High School
  • Boomya Patan                   Lee High School
  • Gabriela Quiroz                Mount Vernon High School
  • Erin Yeargin                      South County Secondary School

May 22, 2012 at 9 a.m.

Waterford at Fair Oaks
12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway
Fairfax, Va. 22033
Hotel Contact Number: 703-352-3200

For Media:
If you are interested in covering this event, contact Jessica Baxter at 703-323-3288.

Pathway to the Baccalaureate at NOVA is a highly successful, award-winning initiative that offers a supportive environment to facilitate the successful transition, retention, graduation and transfer of participating students from high school, through NOVA and on to a university of the student’s choice. Students in the program receive ongoing advising, programming, and student support services using a developmental advising model administered through a one-stop, case management approach.