Delta Community Awards Scholarship to Savannah State University Student
Credit Union and KISS 104 Present Final Grant in 2017 HBCU Scholarship Program
ATLANTA (Dec. 15, 2017) – Delta Community Credit Union (www.DeltaCommunityCU.com), Georgia’s largest credit union with $5 billion in assets, in partnership with Atlanta radio station KISS 104, awarded the last of four scholarships it will distribute in 2017 to students attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). The $2,000 award was presented yesterday to Antonio McMillan.
Pictured are Atlanta radio personality Veronica Waters, Antonio McMillan and Delta Community CEO Hank Halter.
A native of Fairburn, Georgia, McMillan graduated from Hapeville Charter Career Academy in College Park. Now a junior at Savannah State University majoring in biology, McMillan plans to pursue a career as an orthodontist.
“This scholarship will ease the burden of paying for upcoming test registration, housing and other expenses,” said McMillan. “I strive every day to leave a positive mark on campus that will last long after I graduate from Savannah State. I appreciate Delta Community’s help in achieving my personal and career goals.”
McMillan helped found Savannah State’s first Pre-Dental Society, which collects and donates dental supplies to a Savannah homeless shelter and recruits chemistry and microbiology faculty to help Society members prepare for the Dental Admissions Test. He is an Honor/Dean’s List student and a member of Golden Key International Honor Society and the National Society of Leadership Success.
With this presentation, the Delta Community-KISS 104 HBCU Scholarship program has awarded a total of $8,000 in 2017 to select students attending HBCUs in Georgia. Recipients are identified through contests carried out on KISS 104.
About Delta Community Credit Union
Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing better service and value on the products consumers use to manage household expenses and save for the future. Founded in 1940, Delta Community is Georgia’s largest credit union with more than 360,000 members, 24 metro Atlanta branches and three out-of-state branch locations. It welcomes anyone living or working in metro Atlanta as well as employees of more than 150 businesses including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at Facebook.com/DeltaCommunity and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.