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Pana Students Recognized With Scholarship FROM TCCU

Two students from Pana were highlighted during TCCU’s Scholarship promotion. Eight Seniors total were recognized including two from Taylorville, Hillsboro, Litchfield, and Pana High Schools. The Pana Students recognized were Jaxon Rhoades and Hayden Roeder. Rhoades is set to attend school at SIU-Edwardsville to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Roeder will attend Lakeland College for an associate's degree and then pursue a bachelor's degree in Sociology at a 4-year university. 


TCCU President, Will Perkins, wished all of the winner's congratulations and thanked the many businesses who participated.  Perkins says in Pana alone, 2,220 ballots were filled out, resulting in a total of 9,349 votes cast. 17 businesses participated in Pana and it cost $10 for each vote. 


Any graduating senior at the four high schools who planned to continue their education were eligible to participate Pana businesses that participated included: A1 Furniture Wholesale, Anarchy, Countryside Campers, Cutz ‘n Curls, Eleven 11, Hair Razors, Holthaus Appliances, Locked & Loaded, Nohren’s Hardware, Outdoor Power Source, Pana Bowl, Pana Save-A-Lot, Pizza Man, Rack Attack Archery, Spring Garden Restaurant, Station 502 Pub/Pizza and SuperStarz Tanning. 


Registration for the 2022-23 Scholarship Program will begin in August, following the resumption of classes at the high schools. Students will be able to register through Friday, October 14th.  To register students can simply provide TCCU with their name and photo and a signed Parental Permission slip. The students’ photos will be used on promotional posters.  Anyone who has a student-or who knows a student that will be a senior for the 2022-2023 school year and who plans to continue their education, is encouraged to make sure that student registers with the new school year. 


For more information on the program and information about TCCU and the many services that it offers can view www.TCCU.org or call Taylorville at 217-824-9658 or in Pana at 217-562-2516.




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