POUGHKEEPSIE – Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU) is pleased to announce that Arlington High School graduate Benjamin Lee and Newburgh Free Academy graduate Bhavana Patil will each receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Credit Union Association of New York Scholarship Program based on their outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements. Mr. Lee plans to attend Princeton University in the fall, while Ms. Patil will attend Stony Brook University.
"We’re very proud to be able to help these young members with their college expenses," said HVFCU President and CEO Mary Madden. "They are excellent examples of the high quality students we have here in the Hudson Valley who exemplify the credit union industry philosophy of people helping people."
HVFCU is a full service, not-for-profit financial cooperative for individuals and businesses, offering real estate and consumer loans, a wide variety of savings and transactional accounts, investment services, property and casualty insurance, estate planning, and trust services. With more than $3.9 billion in assets, HVFCU serves its more than 287,000 members through branches in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster Counties.