Shivon Larsen, left, and Kaiden Kelley each received $2,500 scholarships from New Dimensions Federal Credit Union.

Two local students, Shivon Larsen from Temple Academy and Kaiden Kelley from Erskine Academy, have been selected as New Dimensions Federal Credit Union’s 2023 Scholarship Program winners.

They have earned $2,500 each for their first year in college.

Shivon Larsen Submitted photo

Larsen, of Waterville, plans to attend Kennebec Valley Community College in the fall in general studies and pursue classes in financial education.

Kelley, of China, plans to attend Plymouth State University in New Hampshire to study graphic design.

Kaiden Kelley Submitted photo

New Dimensions FCU awards scholarships to deserving high school seniors demonstrating strong character, community involvement, and academic success.

This year they had two exceptional candidates who excelled academically and went above and beyond in their communities. High school officials supported each student by offering recommendations and kudos for their accomplishments, according to a news release from the Waterville-based credit union.

Furthermore, both students’ essays showed that their character and assessment of financial literacy aligned with FCU’s mission and values, the news release noted.



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