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Texas Trust Credit Union Awards $20,000 to Two MISD Graduates

ARLINGTON, Texas – August 26, 2020 – Sydnee Rodgers and Endurance-Malcom Badejo are the recipients of the 2020 Texas Trust Credit Union Bill Hallmark and Rita Hamner Scholarships. The two college-bound seniors are graduates of Mansfield ISD.

Rodgers and Badejo will each receive $2,500 for up to four years, for a total of $10,000 each.

Rodgers, a graduate of Lake Ridge High School, was awarded the Bill Hallmark Scholarship for Engineering. She plans to attend Spelman College to major in mechanical engineering. Rodgers was a varsity cheerleader and a member of the National Honor Society and African Student Organization.

The Rita Hamner Fine Arts Scholarship was awarded to Endurance-Malcom Badejo, a graduate of Timberview High School. Badejo plans to major in Music Education and Clarinet Performance at the University of Houston.

“Sydnee and Endurance both had outstanding high school academic records and extracurricular involvement,” said Debi Knoblock, assistant vice president of Business & Community Engagement for Texas Trust. “We hope these scholarships will help them continue to excel and achieve their goals in the next phase of their learning as they prepare for their future.”

The Bill Hallmark and Rita Hamner scholarships are named in honor of former Texas Trust board members.

About Texas Trust Credit Union

Texas Trust Credit Union has been helping build brighter financial futures since its modest beginning in 1936. Today, the full-service credit union serves more than 120,000 members. With assets of more than $1.3 billion, Texas Trust is the 6th largest credit union in North Texas and the 17th largest in Texas. With a focus on the community, Texas Trust is creating a legacy of giving through generous financial donations that support local school programs and activities, non-profit organizations, and student scholarships; and by providing volunteer resources through its Community Unity team, which supports scores of charitable events each year. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook at or Twitter at @texastrustcu.