RTN Federal Credit Union awards $10,000 in scholarships

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RTN Federal Credit Union awards $10,000 in scholarships
Lily Shaughnessy is the first-place winner of this year’s RTN James A. Burley Jr. scholarship.

REGION – RTN Federal Credit Union has announced the 2021 recipients of its James A. Burley, Jr. Scholarship Awards. 

The scholarship awards totaling $10,000 are presented annually to three students who are RTN members or who are dependents of members and are enrolled in an undergraduate or post-high school technical college.

Lily Shaughnessy, also a 2020 winner, received the top award of $5,000. She is currently a student at Quinnipiac University.

RTN Federal Credit Union awards $10,000 in scholarships
Julia Terra-Salomão is the second-place winner of this year’s RTN Jame A. Burley Jr. scholarship.

Julia Terra-Salomão earned $3,000 as the second-place award recipient. She is a student at Brown University. 

Kimberly-Ann Lang took home a third-place award of $2,000 and will be attending Worcester State University in the fall.

The annual 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. 

RTN Federal Credit Union awards $10,000 in scholarships
Kimberly-Ann Lang is the third-place winner of this year’s RTN Jame A. Burley Jr. scholarship.

“The Burley Scholarship reflects our investment in the next generation of Credit Union members,” said Richard Wright, RTN Treasurer and CEO. “As the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional challenges for students and families, RTN is proud to play a role in helping to make higher education more financially accessible for our member families.” 

RTN is one of the largest credit unions in Massachusetts. Its 18 branches include one at 451 Boston Post Rd. East in Marlborough.