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Rio Stoffo has received a $10,000 four-year college scholarship from the State Employees’ Credit Union via the SECU Foundation. The scholarship was awarded for study at UNC Chapel Hill.

Funded solely by credit union members and given based on SECU’s philosophy of “People Helping People,” the scholarship recognizes the recipient’s community involvement, leadership skills, character and integrity, as well as scholastic achievement. The scholarship is provided for tuition and university approved educational expenses over eight consecutive semesters.

Since its inception in 2005, the SECU Foundation “People Helping People” High School Scholarship program has provided more than $44 million in scholarships for North Carolina high school seniors.

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