Lara Wright of Wanchese receives LGFCU scholarship

Published 3:54 pm Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) expressed congratulations to Lara Wright, the recipient of an LGFCU Scholarship Award.

Wright will use the scholarship to study at North Carolina State University and is one of 120 high school seniors and post-secondary students that will receive the funds to apply toward their education at the university, community or technical college of their choice.

“This is the 22st consecutive year we have offered this scholarship,” said LGFCU CEO Maurice Smith. “It’s still a real pleasure to reward these fine adults for not only getting notable grades, but also for finding the determination to take active roles in their communities. We congratulate them and wish them luck in their studies and beyond.”

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The LGFCU Scholarship Award recognizes a student’s high achievement in extracurricular activities, as well as academic excellence by their having maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. For more information or to apply, call 919-755-0534 or visit



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