Two win Bulldog Federal Credit Union scholarships

June 01, 2009

Two Bulldog Federal Credit Union members have been awarded $500 scholarships by David Barrett, president and chairman of the scholarship selection committee.

The winners are Rachel V. Jernigan and Matthew W. Rummel, both of Hagerstown.

Rachel is the daughter of Sean Jernigan.

She is graduating seventh in her class at Williamsport High School with a 4.09 grade-point average. She plans to attend Salisbury University to major in biology and marine environmental science.

She is a flutist, avid reader and champion horseback rider. Rachel received a cross country leadership award and was recently named Elks Club Teenager of the Year. She plans to pursue a career as a marine animal trainer for SeaWorld.

Matthew is the son of Sheree and Douglas Rummel.

He is graduating 10th in his class at South Hagerstown High School with a 3.68 grade-point average.

He will attend James Madison University, where he plans to major in sports management.


Matthew has played baseball since the age of 6 and is captain of the South High baseball team. He also participated in golf, indoor track and marching band.

He plans to pursue a career with a local sports franchise in ballpark operations or public relations.

Bulldog Federal Credit Union awards the scholarships each year to a male and female member who display high scholastic achievement and character.

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