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Murphy awarded scholarship

Audra Murphy

Audra Murphy of Prospect has been awarded a $2,500 college scholarship from Virginia Credit Union.

Murphy was selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, community service, extracurricular activities, an essay, and work to help cover the cost of education.

She is a graduate of Fuqua School and plans to attend East Carolina University.

Murphy is one of 30 credit union members to receive a scholarship for the coming academic year as part of Virginia Credit Union’s popular scholarship program.

Overall, Virginia Credit Union awarded $75,000 in college scholarships through its program. Virginia Credit Union has awarded nearly $1.3 million in college scholarships to student members since 1991.