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High School Graduates Receive Education Scholarships From TFCU

July 3, 2017

Hauppauge, NY – At a recent Scholarship Awards Ceremony held at Teachers Federal Credit Union headquarters in Hauppauge, Robert G. Allen, CEO/President of TFCU, presented four $2,500 TFCU scholarships and two New York Credit Union Association (NYCUA) scholarships in the amounts of $1,500 and $500, to local graduating high school seniors. TFCU, one of the largest credit union in the country, has had a long-standing education scholarship program to support and encourage Long Island students within the communities the credit union serves. 

The following graduating high school seniors are the recipients of $2,500 TFCU scholarships: Justin Laucella of Deer Park, a graduate of St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington who plans to attend St. John’s University and study Homeland Security; Kevin Frank Cutinella of Wading River, a graduate of Shoreham-Wading River High School who plans to attend University of Massachusetts Amherst and study Business; Siobhan Murray of Bay Shore, a graduate of Brentwood High School who plans to attend Johnson & Wales University and study Health Sciences; Kevin G. Slattery of Smithtown, a graduate of Smithtown High School-West who plans to attend Quinnipiac University and study Communications.

The $1,500 New York Credit Union Association scholarship was presented to Philip Tubiolo of Bayport, a graduate of Bayport-Blue Point High School who plans to attend Stony Brook University and study Biomedical Engineering.  The recipient of the $500 NYCUA scholarship is Renata Bruno of Kings Park, a graduate of Kings Park High School who plans to attend St. John’s University and study Quantitative Risk Management and Insurance.

 “TFCU is committed to supporting Long Island’s ambitious graduating high school seniors seeking to further their education before they pursue careers. Once again this year, the recipients of the educational scholarships are exceptional students with admirable academic goals. It is a time to celebrate with these students and wish them success in college and in all of their future endeavors,” said Robert G. Allen, CEO/President of TFCU.

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About TFCU:

Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU), one of the country’s largest credit unions, is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution. TFCU was founded on Long Island in 1952 and now has over $5 billion in total assets, serves more than 270,000 members and has 25 full-service branches throughout Long Island including: Amityville, Bay Shore, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Central Islip, Commack, East Northport, Farmingville, Hauppauge, Holbrook, Huntington, Manorville, Merrick, Nesconset, North Babylon, North Massapequa, Oakdale, Patchogue, Port Jefferson Station, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Selden, Shirley, Smithtown, South Setauket, and Wading River. Members also have access to services at more than 5,000 shared service centers located across the country. TFCU offers financial services to all people and businesses located in Nassau and Suffolk counties. More information is available about TFCU by visiting or by calling (631) 698-7000. 

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