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Georgia Heritage FCU hands out scholarships
thumbnail Raquel Hazzard - 2nd place winner
Raquel Hazzard received a $1,500 scholarship from Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union. - photo by Photo provided

Georgia Heritage FCU announced college scholarship award winners for 2016. Bethany Dyals, daughter of Christopher and Janna Dyals of Guyton, and Raquel Hazzard, daughter of Gina Hazzard of Rincon, received $2,000 and $1,500 scholarship awards, respectively.

Both students graduated from South Effingham High School in May.

Dyals, who plans to pursue a bachelor of science in nursing at Georgia College and State University, would like to work in a pediatrician’s office or children’s hospital. Hazzard will major in chemistry with a minor in creative writing. Hazzard hopes to continue her education at the Emory School of Medicine as she pursues a doctorate in medicine.