New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) recently announced the recipients of five $1,000 Vermont National Guard scholarships. NEFCU Chief Strategy Officer Bill Smith was on hand to make the presentations. Lieutenant Colonel Doran Metzger and Major Jason Beams represented the Vermont National Guard. All recipients were family members of current and former Vermont National Guard members. Recipients were:

Julie Johnston — Univeristy of Vermont

Abigail Gagnon — Univeristy of Vermont

Trisha Jackman — Univeristy of Vermont

Avery Feeley — Univeristy of Vermont

Colby Galipeau — Gordon College (accepted by Colby’s father, Lieutenant Colonel Jason Galipeau)