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Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Establishes Annual Veterans Scholarship

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Establishes Annual Veterans Scholarship

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union recently established the Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Annual Veterans Scholarship in honor of Lieutenant Colonel James B. Kendrick, USAF/Retired.

The scholarship will go to Veterans Services at Coastal Carolina University, to help support military veterans and participants in the ROTC program.

Colonel Kendrick served as a USAF pilot during World War II. He started his extensive career in 1936 whenever he entered The Citadel in Charleston, SC and became interested in flying. Although be never anticipated becoming a fighter pilot, he fulfilled many successful missions throughout his distinguished military career. During his military career he learned to fly over 14 different types of airplanes including a WWI plane that had no brakes and no radio. His favorite plane is the B-25.

After WWII, Lt/Col. Kendrick was stationed in Washington, DC and Germany before he retired in Myrtle Beach, in February 1968, after 28 years of service.

Colonel Kendrick has spent his life serving others and is truly a man of honor. Lt/Col. Kendrick served on the Board of Directors for Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union from 1985 to 2017, when he was named Board of Director Emeritus. As Carolina Trust Board of Directors Emeritus, he continues to share his life and experiences with all of those who have the honor of being in his presence.

Pictured L to R: Charles M. Thrash, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Board Chairman and former Director of the Professional Golf Management Department at Coastal Carolina University from 2002-2013; Gregory Nance, Director of Veterans Services, Coastal Carolina University; Lieutenant Colonel James B. Kendrick, USAF/Retired, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Board of Director Emeritus; Tim Carlisle, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union President/CEO

About Carolina Trust: For over 60 years, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union has provided our members with a better way of banking. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, the Credit Union returns profits to member/owners through competitive rates, lower fees, personal attention and innovative services. Membership is open to residents and business owners of Horry, Georgetown, Marion, Williamsburg, and the southern part of Florence County, SC as well as Brunswick County, NC. To learn more about Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union, call 843.448.2133 or visit www.carolinatrust.org, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CarolinaTrustFCU.

 

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