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SOURCE ACE Cash Express
DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight high school students are heading to college with $2,000 scholarships from ACE Cash Express and the Financial Service Centers of America (FiSCA), as part of the 14th annual FiSCA scholarship program.
This year, more than 2,500 applications were received and 41 college-bound students from across the nation were awarded grants. ACE selected eight winners from the southwest area of the United States – six FiSCA scholarship winners and two ACE scholarship winners.
"ACE is proud to support our trade association, FiSCA, by investing in the futures of these outstanding students," said Eric Norrington, SVP of public affairs.
The 2013 scholarship winners from the southwest are:
Alan Bigler – San Antonio, TX
Kevin Campos – San Antonio, TX
Mirella Torres – San Antonio, TX
Shelby Wadsworth – The Woodlands, TX
Audranna Pennamon – Houston, TX
Steven Cisneros – Houston, TX
Akhrysta Anderson – Dallas, TX
Lillana Chavez – Desoto, TX
"I cannot thank ACE and FiSCA enough for my scholarship. It has helped me so much and proves that hard work really does pay off," said Shelby Wadsworth, ACE scholarship winner.
Recipients were chosen for their distinguished academics and for their significant contributions to the community. ACE Cash Express and the Financial Service Centers of America continue to support efforts to further higher education.
About ACE Cash Express
ACE Cash Express, Inc. is a leading retailer of financial services, including short-term consumer loans, check cashing, bill payment and prepaid debit card services. ACE is the largest owner and operator of check cashing stores in the United States and the second largest owner and operator of short-term consumer loan stores in the United States. ACE focuses on serving consumers, many of whom seek alternatives to traditional banking relationships in order to gain convenient and immediate access to financial services. For additional information about ACE Cash Express, visit www.acecashexpress.com.
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