GREENVILLE — SC Telco Federal Credit Union named Kate Brady of Wren High School and Cassidy Tallman of Daniel High School as winners of $3,000 Louis C. Addison Memorial Scholarships for 2015 to support their pursuit of a college degree.
They were presented with their scholarships by Telco chairman Steve Griffin.
Honorees are selected annually from a pool of applicants across South Carolina. To qualify, applicants must be a graduating high school senior or an individual currently accepted to higher education, must be a member of SC Telco Federal Credit Union in good standing, and must provide a completed application, references and essay.
Brady is a resident of Williamston and graduated from Wren High School in Piedmont. She plans to attend Harvard University in the fall.
She was a member of Beta Club, National Honor Society, Concert Choir, and multi-year letterman in both track and cross country at Wren, where she also served as Student Body President and Valedictorian of her class. She was selected to Junior Leadership Anderson and is Anderson County’s Star Student in English. She is the daughter of Ray and Becky Brady.
Tallman of Central graduated from Daniel High School and plans to attend Winthrop University in the fall to pursue studies to become a teacher or media specialist.
An AP Scholar, member of the Beta Club and a participant in Duke University’s TIP Talent program, Tallman is active in community theater, is a Bible class teacher at her church, was a member of Daniel’s Glee Club and an athlete on the high school track and field team. She also served as art editor of Daniel’s Roar Literary Magazine and as a school library teacher’s assistant. She is the daughter of Amanda Menefee and Jeffrey Tallman.
Headquartered in Greenville, the credit union also has branches in Easley, Spartanburg, Columbia and Florence.