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Khaleedah Ahmad Named Inaugural Recipient of FMFCU Foundation’s Bridge to Success Scholarship for Chester-Upland Students

[Caption] Rick Durante, FMFCU Foundation Executive Director (l), and Brendan Bell, Chester STEM principal (r), present Bridge to Success Scholarship recipient Khaleedah Ahmad with a commemorative check prior to the school’s Delco Hi-Q contest.


CHADDS FORD, PA – February 10, 2024 – FMFCU Foundation is thrilled to announce Khaleedah Ahmad of Chester STEM Academy and a Delco Hi-Q team member as the inaugural recipient of the Bridge to Success Scholarship specifically designed for students within the Chester-Upland School District. This scholarship, funded by FMFCU Foundation, provides $3,000 to a graduating senior to support their post-secondary expenses.

Khaleedah Ahmad’s exceptional essay, which impressed the panel of judges with its insight and eloquence, earned her this prestigious scholarship. Her dedication to academic excellence embodies the values upheld by the FMFCU Foundation.

“We are proud to award Khaleedah Ahmad the Bridge to Success Scholarship,” said Rick Durante, Executive Director of FMFCU Foundation. “Her essay exemplifies the resilience and determination of the students in the Chester-Upland School District. We are confident that Khaleedah will continue to achieve great things in her academic and professional pursuits.”

This scholarship marks the first year of the Bridge to Success program tailored specifically for students within the Chester-Upland School District. It reflects the FMFCU Foundation’s commitment to supporting educational opportunities and fostering the potential of students in underserved communities.

Khaleedah Ahmad will be honored at the FMFCU Foundation Celebration, to be held at Drexelbrook on April 25th, 2024. The event will bring together community leaders, donors, Delco Hi-Q teams, and scholarship recipients to celebrate their achievements and the transformative impact of the FMFCU Foundation’s initiatives.

For more information about the FMFCU Foundation and its scholarship fund, please visit www.fmfcufoundation.org.

About FMFCU Foundation:

FMFCU Foundation is a nonprofit charity dedicated to providing financial education, empowering individuals, and supporting community development. Through scholarships, grants, and educational programs, the foundation strives to make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals and families in the communities served by Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union.