Local high school graduates awarded Centra Foundation scholarships

Six local high school graduates have been awarded the Loretta M. Burd Scholarship. The program awards one graduating high school senior per Centra Credit Union location with a $2,500 scholarship each year.

This year’s local recipients are:

— Arturo Lopez, Columbus North 

— Nya Croft, Columbus North 

— Anna Combs, Columbus East

— Reed England, CSA New Tech

Named in honor of Loretta M. Burd, who retired from Centra Credit Union after 47 years of service, the Loretta M. Burd Scholarship Program is designed to help local students pursuing a college or technical school education.