Paying for college just became easier for Mackenzie Chase, a soon-to-be freshman at University of Central Florida, with a $10,000 scholarship from Sallie Mae, the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. Chase was selected from hundreds of entries in Sallie Mae’s Picture of Pride contest for creatively exemplifying her school spirit.
“Parents, college students and, in Mackenzie’s case, grandparents, came together sharing touching images representing their college journey,” said Martha Holler, senior vice president, Sallie Mae. “We’re thrilled to help her carry on the Chase family legacy at UCF.”To view all contest photos or to join the conversation on saving, planning and paying for college, please visit Facebook.com/SallieMae. Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) is the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. Whether college is a long way off or just around the corner, Sallie Mae turns education dreams into reality for its 25 million customers. With products and services that include college savings programs, scholarship search tools, education loans, insurance, and online banking, Sallie Mae offers solutions that help families save, plan, and pay for college. Sallie Mae also provides financial services to hundreds of college campuses as well as to federal and state governments. Learn more at SallieMae.com. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50358375&lang=en