Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Continues Annual Veterans Scholarship
For the fifth year in a row, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union will continue the Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union Annual Veterans Scholarship in memory 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 spent his life serving others and was 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 shared his life and experiences with all of those who had the honor of being in his presence.