2023 Scholarship Recipienmts
14 June 2023

Teachers Federal Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in the United States with $9.4 billion assets and more than 440,000 members, is proud to award 15 graduating high school seniors a total of $37,500 as part of its annual scholarship program.

For more than 30 years, Teachers has reinforced its commitment to making the pursuit of higher education more attainable by way of academic scholarships to student members across the country. The submissions were reviewed by a committee that considers the applicant’s academic achievements, community engagement, and extracurricular activities, as well as a written essay detailing the students’ personal and professional aspirations, and how they hope to positively impact the community in the years to come.

“Education and continuous learning are at the core of what we stand for at Teachers, and we are proud to recognize this year’s scholarship recipients,” said Teachers Federal Credit Union President and CEO, Brad Calhoun. “Today's students are the changemakers of tomorrow, and we are honored to contribute to their pursuit of higher education.”

This year, 11 accomplished students were awarded a $2,500 Teachers Federal Credit Union Scholarship and four a $2,500 Robert G. Allen Scholarship.   

Teachers Federal Credit Union Scholarship Recipients:

  • Olivia Colquhoun of Central Islip, NY attending Howard University.
  • Kimberly Fuentes of Brentwood, NY, attending Cornell University.
  • Kelly Gaussaint of Central Islip, NY, attending Duke University.
  • Joshua Haddad of East Northport, NY, attending Tulane University.
  • Emma Kelly of East Northport, NY, attending University of Alabama.
  • Jack Levi of Garden City, NY, attending SUNY Cortland.
  • Christopher Lucie of East Northport, NY, attending Belmont University.
  • Timothy Manzello of Shoreham, NY, attending Penn State University.
  • Emma Parente of Holtsville, NY, attending SUNY Oneonta.
  • Matthew Pellegrino of St. James, NY, attending Quinnipiac University.
  • Taylor Saar of Nesconset, NY, attending Penn State University.

Robert G. Allen Scholarship Recipients: 

  • Katherine Campbell of Levittown, NY, attending SUNY Old Westbury.
  • Hailey Poach of Center Moriches, NY, attending Suffolk County Community College.
  • Autumn Stahlmann of Miller Place, NY, attending Stony Brook University.
  • Jessica Sucharski of Nesconset, NY, attending Hofstra University.

Teachers presented scholarships on June 7, 2023, in an awards ceremony at its headquarters in Hauppauge, New York. To learn more about Teachers Federal Credit Union’s scholarship programs, visit https://www.teachersfcu.org/about/community



Teachers Federal Credit Union (Teachers) is one of the country’s largest credit unions, with more than $9.4 billion in assets and more than 440,000 members across all 50 states. Founded in New York in 1952, Teachers is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution with an open charter offering membership to anyone in the U.S. through its 33 full-service branches and best-in-class digital solutions. Teachers is a key supporter of the communities it serves and is proud to offer a range of member-focused products with competitive rates and low fees. What started as a smart solution for teachers is now smart for all. For more information visit www.teachersfcu.org.