At Georgia Heritage FCU, we strive to empower our members with the financial tools they need to protect their assets and investments.
Georgia Heritage FCU presents free financial education seminars twice a year. Check back for details about the next seminar as they become available.
To help support the education of students in our community, Georgia Heritage FCU offers two scholarships every year to graduating high school seniors. Sometimes, a little helping hand is all it takes for a student to succeed.
We're proud to announce our 2018 Scholarship Winners.
First Place - $2000
Miranda Christine Walker resides in Springfield Georgia; attends Effingham County High School and is a part of the graduating class of 2018. Miranda holds a grade point average of 4.0 and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Her plan is to attend Georgia Southern University where she will major in Pharmaceutical research and become a pharmacist. Her minor in Studio Arts will foster her love for music and the arts. Miranda understands the importance of community involvement and has been active in Operation Gratitude a program that creates power cord bracelets for American soldiers overseas. She is also a volunteer for The Special Olympics and Effingham Animal shelter. Tragedy struck Miranda in her senior year in high school and she was paralyzed on her right side due to a debilitating disease. Despite, her disability she was determined to continue her studies and all her other extracurricular activities. Through hard work and perseverance she has regained use of her right side. She stated that the adversities she faced taught her to never take people or life for granted.
Second Place - $1500
JaDante Hendrick resides in Savannah, Georgia; attends Woodville Tompkins High School and is a part of the graduating class of 2018. JaDante holds a grade point average of 3.7 and was selected for Woodville Tompkins’ Dual Enrollment program where he has already earned 20 hours of college credits prior to graduation. As a leader he has earned the respect of his peers and was voted as Class President. He is a member of the Spanish and Technical Honor Societies as well as Student Council.
JaDante plans to attend Kennesaw State University where he will major in Computer Science with a minor in Computer Design. JaDante understands the importance of community involvement and has volunteered consistently at his church.