Capital Credit Union Awards $7,000 in Scholarships 
by Capital Credit Union
4/10/2019

BISMARCK, ND – Capital Credit Union has announced the seven recipients of its $1,000 Howard J. Snortland Scholarships.

  • Sean Gierke, Beulah, is a senior at Beulah High School. He plans to attend North Dakota State University in the fall to pursue a degree in agriculture and biosystems engineering.
  • Olivia Murdoff, Bismarck, is currently attending Concordia College, majoring in biology.
  • Elizabeth Nolan, Hazen, is a senior at Hazen High School. She plans to attend Minot State University in the fall to pursue a degree in history.
  • Matthew Reep, Bismarck, is a senior at Shiloh Christian High School. He plans to attend North Dakota State University in the fall to pursue a degree in accounting.
  • Kaylin Tomac, Fargo, is currently attending North Dakota State University, majoring in civil engineering. 
  • Taylor Toso, Bismarck, is currently attending the University of North Dakota, majoring in political science. 
  • Abby Voigt, Bismarck, is currently attending North Dakota State University, majoring in electrical engineering. 

Since the scholarship was established in 1996, Capital Credit Union has awarded $116,500 to 122 students. It is named in honor of Howard J. Snortland and his 60 years of volunteer service to Capital Credit Union. Snortland was instrumental in helping the credit union grow from its humble roots to the thriving financial cooperative it is today. He was a relentless advocate of our credit union and the credit union industry and was dedicated to educating members, elected officials and local citizens about its cooperative structure, member-centric products, personalized service and community involvement.

 

Capital Credit Union, originally chartered in North Dakota in 1936, is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by each of its more than 30,000 members and overseen by a member-elected  board of directors. Capital Credit Union returns profits to each member through fewer and lower fees, lower loan interest rates and higher savings interest rates. Savings, checking, loan, credit/debit card,  and many other financial services and education are offered by Capital Credit Union to member individuals, businesses and other organizations  located within a 75-mile radius of Bismarck, Hazen  or Fargo, or a 50-mile radius of Beulah or New Salem.

 

 

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