Centra announces winners of Loretta M. Burd scholarships

Centra Credit Union and Centra Foundation are announcing the local winners of the annual Loretta M. Burd scholarships.

The credit union normally awards one high school scholarship for each branch, plus adult and internal scholarships. This year, an additional six scholarships are being raised in recognition of Burd’s retirement from the credit union’s board of directors.

Burd began working at Centra in July 1965, rising to become president and CEO in 1987. She retired in 2012, but continued to serve on the board of directors until March of this year.

This year’s local scholarships are recipients are

Columbus North

  • Annabel Freeman
  • Morgan Allen
  • Alyssa Green

Columbus East

  • Alyssa Murray
  • Mallory Rupp
  • Olivia Shoaf
  • Lauren Ulrich

Brown County’s Annika Evenson

Homeschooled students:

  • Clare Gatewood
  • Michelle Moore
  • Josiah Linnemann

Among the winners of the Loretta M. Burd Adult Scholarship is Christina Shaw of Columbus.

You can get more information at centra.org.