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Texas Trust Credit Union Awards Two AISD Seniors $4,000 Scholarships

ARLINGTON, Texas – June 6, 2018 – Texas Trust Credit Union has awarded $8,000 in college scholarships to two Arlington ISD graduating seniors.

Anni Burdgorf, who plans to major in special education at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the Texas Trust Lamanda Higginbotham Education Scholarship.

Hannah Lei received the Texas Trust Lou Nabors Engineering Scholarship. She hopes to attend Harvard University or Duke University to study computer science and electrical engineering. Besides being an active high school student, Lei works part time at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.

“These scholarships are an investment in Annie’s and Hannah’s futures,” said Shelley Carlson, vice president of marketing for Texas Trust. “We hope the scholarships will help them advance their education so they can pursue careers they are passionate about.”

The Lamanda Higginbotham scholarship is named for the wife of former Texas Trust board member Don Higginbotham. The Lou Nabors Engineering scholarship is in memory of a past board member. Each scholarship recipient receives $1,000 per year for up to four years.

A high resolution picture of Anni and Hannah with Debi Knoblock of Texas Trust can be downloaded here.

About Texas Trust Credit Union
Texas Trust Credit Union was created in 1936 when a group of Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation employees pooled their savings so they could help each other achieve financial goals. Today, more than 116,000 members are served through checking and savings accounts; loans (personal, mortgage, auto, and small business); credit cards; insurance products; and investment services. Texas Trust Credit Union supports local students through its “Spirit Debit Rewards” program. With every eligible swipe of an SDR card, funds are donated to the school or district of the member’s choosing. To date, Texas Trust has donated more than $1.7 million since August 2011. Texas Trust serves members through 22 locations in Dallas, Denton, Tarrant, Henderson, Ellis, Johnson and Tom Green counties. With assets of more than $1.2 billion, Texas Trust is the 6th largest credit union in North Texas and the 17th largest in Texas. For more information, visit or follow us on or Twitter at @texastrustcu.