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Peach State Increases Annual Pledge to Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation

Louise Radloff, Gwinnett County Public Schools Board Chair (left) and J. Alvin Wilbanks, Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent (right).

The pledge includes two $5,000 scholarships named for Louise Radloff, who will be retiring after serving 47 years on the GCPS Board of Education and GCPS Superintendent, J. Alvin Wilbanks. The Radloff scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a GCPS school who has overcome a significant challenge to become a high school graduate. The Wilbanks scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a GCPS school with plans to enter the teaching profession. The additional $2,000 will go directly to the Foundation for use as they see fit.

“We’re proud to honor Louise and Alvin, and support students through these scholarships,” said Peach State’s President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell. “Since our founding by Gwinnett educators nearly 60 years ago, we have
maintained a close relationship with the school system and we are dedicated to supporting the growth and development of students and educators throughout our service area.”

To learn more about scholarships and grants from Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation, please visit https://gcps-foundation.org/scholarships/.

Peach State will award more than $165,000 in scholarships and educational grants in 2021. Applications will be available December 1st at https://www.peachstatefcu.org/.

About Peach State Federal Credit Union
Peach State is a $626 million credit union that serves more than 60,000 members in Georgia and South Carolina. Operating as a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Peach State’s mission is to provide quality financial services that meet the needs and exceed the expectations of its member-owners. For more information about our products and services, visit www.peachstatefcu.org. The credit union’s passion for helping their members and community continue to grow guided them to donate more than $500,000 in 2019 alone. The Peach State C.A.R.E.S. VISA® Debit Card program was created to put these contributions on a sustainable path for the future. To learn more about how Peach State cares, visit https://www.peachstatefcu.org/Stories/Peach-State-CARES.

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