Shaughnessy receives RTN scholarship

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Lily Shaughnessy
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Region  – Lily Shaughnessy of Shrewsbury has received the third place award of $2,000 from RTN Federal Credit Union as one of the 2020 recipients of RTN’s James A. Burley, Jr. Scholarship. She will be attending Quinnipiac University.

The scholarship awards totaling $10,000 are presented annually to three students who are RTN members or dependents of members, and are enrolled in an undergraduate or post high school technical college. The award is named in honor of RTN’s late Chairman and Director, James A. Burley, Jr., who served the Credit Union for more than 30 years. Scholarship recipients are selected based on their written responses to a thematic-based essay. This year’s topic was “What would you put in a time capsule to represent your life during the coronavirus pandemic?”

RTN is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative. Founded in 1945, RTN is one of the largest credit unions in Massachusetts, with more than $950 million in assets, nearly 50,000 members and 19 branches.