This scholarship program recognizes three Electro Savings members—that are high school seniors—for their outstanding academic achievements and community involvement.
Our 2022 scholarship application period ended February 28, 2022. Recipients and non-recipients were notifiedin early May.
Our 2023 application period will begin on January 1, 2023. Completed applications and all supporting documents listed in the application must be returned to an Electro branch or postmarked by the last business day of February. Scholarship recipients will be announced by the end of April and recognized at our Annual Meeting in May.
Edward G. Halliburton Scholarship
The Edward G. Halliburton Scholarship honors long-time credit union volunteer and Director Emeritus Edward G. Halliburton, who served on the credit union’s board of directors for 47 years. Edward Halliburton sadly passed away in September 2015 at the age of 88.
Since the scholarship program started in 1993, we have awarded $91,000 to further the higher education of 91 young credit union members.
2022 Edward G. Halliburton Scholarship Recipients
Mary Kate Miesner
Mary Kate is graduate of Marquette High School. She scored 27 on her ACT and has a 4.125 GPA on a 4.0 scale. She has taken advanced academic, honors, and college prep classes. Mary Kate plans to study Kinesiology Exercise Science at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Mary Kate is a scholar-athlete participating in multiple sports, a National Honor Society, and a Key Club member. She is a committed, enthusiastic student-athlete who enjoys quality time with family and helping others. Mary Kate lives in Chesterfield and is the daughter of Christine and Dave Miesner.
Ellen is a graduate of Cor Jesu Academy. She scored 30 on her ACT, 1,260 on her PSAT, and has a 4.388 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Ellen plans to study Engineering at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She has taken AP classes, achieved Academic High Honors every semester, and is a National Spanish Exam Gold Recipient. Ellen was a 4-year starter on the varsity soccer team, named to the Class 4 all-region and all-state teams, and was recognized as a Class 4 defensive player of the year. She also plays on the national travel team for St. Louis Scott Gallagher. When not playing soccer, Ellen volunteers at Food Outreach. She lives in Manchester and is the daughter of Lucy and Christopher Rimsky.
Amber is a graduate of Lafayette High School. She scored 35 on her ACT and 1,450 on her PSAT and has a 4.469 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Amber plans to study Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, IL. She is a member of the National Honor Society and a Lafayette Gold Scholar. As a varsity volleyball team member, Amber was named to the academic all-state team and was a Gold-Scholar athlete. She is a referee and coach for youth volleyball and volunteers at Sweet Celebrations in Ballwin, an organization that celebrates birthdays for homeless children and teens. Amber lives in Ellisville and is the daughter of Tricia and David Wilt.