On December 15th, New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) presented five scholarships of $1,000 each to winning applicants of the National Guard Association of Vermont (NGA-VT) annual scholarship program. On hand for NEFCU to present the checks was Bill Smith, NEFCU Chief Marketing and Retail Officer, along with Major James Lewandowski and Major Jason Beams (VNGA)

The Vermont National Guard scholarship recipients were Rachel Gates, Aiden Williams, Avery Feeley, Julie Johnston, and Wendy Carvey.