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Achieva Credit Union was founded in 1937 in Pinellas County. Today, it is rated a Superior 5-Star credit union by BauerFinancial and has approximately $1 billion in assets and fifteen branches serving over 102,000 members. Anyone who lives or works in Charlotte, Collier, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota Counties, or whose family member has an Achieva Credit Union account, can bank with Achieva.  For more information, please contact Chelsey Wilson at 727.431.7362 or  

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Achieva Credit Union Scholarship Recipients

6/13/2012 5:16:14 PM

Clearwater, Florida – June 13, 2012 – Achieva Credit Union awarded $10,000 in scholarship money to ten finalists in the 2012 Achieva Scholarship Program.  Each recipient received $1,000 to assist in furthering his or her education.  

The 2012 recipients are Nicole Bredeson, Robert B. Clark, Jr., Kristianne Garcia, Amie Gerodimos, Vincent A. Giura, Jocelyn Holmes, Sebastian Johnson, Cherie N. Kubler, Kimberly Tavares and Caitlin Ward.  A luncheon was held in their honor on Monday, June 11th and attended by recipients and their guests, Achieva Senior Management and Board Members, and Scholarship Committee members.  Gary Regoli, President/CEO stated, “Whether they are pursuing college, technical or career education it’s an honor to provide assistance to our members for educational advancement.  We wish each of the recipients great success as they pursue their educational goals.”

More than 150 applications were submitted making this year’s scholarship program the largest to date.  Each applicant submitted a detailed application, two letters of recommendation, a school transcript, and an essay detailing the impact financial decisions made today have on the future, and how Achieva’s products and services can assist in these decisions.  While the task to select the top ten applicants was difficult, the Scholarship Committee is proud to present these ten members as our 2012 Scholarship Recipients. 

About Achieva Credit Union:

Achieva Credit Union was founded in 1937 as Pinellas County Teachers Credit Union.  It currently has approximately $980+ million in assets and thirteen branches serving over 95,000 members.  Anyone who lives or works in Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte County; parts of Hillsborough County; or whose family member has an Achieva Credit Union account can bank with Achieva.