COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Kinetic Credit Union awarded the Ronald J. Mahoney Kinetic scholarship to two rising college students in the Chattahoochee Valley on May 8.
The two recipients are Alexis Grier from Smiths Station High School and Curtis Walker, Jr. of Columbus High School.
Alexis will be attending Auburn University with plans to major in Human Development and Family Studies. Curtis plans to attend Columbus State University and major in English with a minor in Political Science.
"Alexis and Curtis embody the spirit of the Ronald J. Mahoney Kinetic scholarship," said Mark Littleton, President and CEO. "Mr. Mahoney was passionate about our community and bettering the lives of those around him. Both Alexis and Curtis share this passion as evidenced by their extensive work in the community. Besides being outstanding students, they are wonderful examples of being well-rounded and will no doubt be community leaders in the future."
Each recipient received a scholarship for $2,500. The winners were chosen for demonstrating their commitment to excellence and service in academic studies and community involvement.
The scholarships are named in honor of former Kinetic Chairman Ron Mahoney, who died in January 2016. Mr. Mahoney served on the Board of Directors for 18 years and was Chairman from 2007 - 2016.